Hrodna


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Hrod·na

 (hrôd′nə) or Grod·no (grôd′nō, -nə)
A city of western Belarus on the Neman River near the Lithuanian and Polish borders. Hrodna was the capital of an independent principality until the 1300s, later becoming one of the chief cities of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.
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