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A city of the northeast Czech Republic on the Morava River northeast of Brno. Possibly founded as a Roman fortress, it was ceded to Hungary in 1478 and was Moravia's capital until about 1640.
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(Placename) a city in the Czech Republic, in North Moravia on the Morava River: capital of Moravia until 1640; university (1576). Pop: 102 000 (2005 est). German name: Olmütz
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O•lo•mouc(ˈɔ lɔ moʊts)
a city in central Moravia, in the E Czech Republic. 225,000.
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