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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southwest Belarus south-southwest of Minsk. First mentioned in chronicles in 1097, it was the capital of the Pinsk duchy in the 13th century. Pinsk passed to Lithuania in 1320, to Poland in 1569, to Russia in 1793, back to Poland in 1921, and to the USSR in 1945. Population: 130,000.

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  • n. a city of southwestern Belarus

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