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A city of the northeast Czech Republic near the Oder River. It is a manufacturing center in a coal-mining area.
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(Czech ˈɔstrava)
(Placename) an industrial city in the E Czech Republic, on the River Oder: the chief coal-mining area in the Czech Republic, in Upper Silesia. Pop: 316 000 (2005 est)
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(ˈɔs trɑ vɑ)

a city in N Moravia, in the NE Czech Republic. 332,000. Formerly, Moravská Ostrava.
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Noun1.Ostrava - an industrial city in northwestern Czech Republic in the Moravian lowlandsOstrava - an industrial city in northwestern Czech Republic in the Moravian lowlands; located in the coal mining area of Silesia
Czech Republic - a landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from Slovakia in 1993
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Ostrava, North Moravia, July 24 (CTK) - A young cinereous vulture that hatched in the Ostrava zoo in April has been transferred to Bulgaria this week to be released in the eastern part of the Stara Planina mountain range, zoo spokeswoman Sarka Novakova has told CTK.
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The opera company of the National Moravian-Silesian theatre (NDMS) performs at the Antonin Dvorak Theatre on Smetana square in Ostrava. Less than a kilometre east of the theatre, one of the greatest composers of the 20th century, Leos Janacek, born in 1854 in Hukvaldy, about 30 kilometres away, died at the Klein Sanatorium on 14 August 1928.