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A city of the southeast Czech Republic southeast of Prague. Founded in the 11th century, it received its charter in 1243.
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(ˈbɜːnəʊ; Czech ˈbrnɔ)
(Placename) a city in the Czech Republic; formerly the capital of Moravia: the country's second largest city. Pop: 375 000 (2005 est). German name: Brünn
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(ˈbɜr noʊ)

a city in S Moravia, in the SE Czech Republic. 393,000.
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Noun1.Brno - an industrial city in Moravia in Czech Republic to the southeast of PragueBrno - an industrial city in Moravia in Czech Republic to the southeast of Prague
Czech Republic - a landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from Slovakia in 1993
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As in the rest of the Moravian towns, in Brno too the theatre was among the oldest of cultural institutions.