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A city of southwest Belarus south-southwest of Minsk. First mentioned in 1097, it was the capital of the Pinsk duchy in the 1200s. 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.
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(Placename) a city in SW Belarus: capital of a principality (13th–14th centuries). Pop: 134 000 (2005 est)
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a city in SW Belorussia, E of Brest. 106,000.
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