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Plzeň

 (pəl′zĕn′, -zĕn′yə)
A city of the western Czech Republic southwest of Prague. It is famed as the birthplace of pilsner beer.
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Plzeň

(Czech ˈplzɛnj)
n
(Placename) an industrial city in the Czech Republic. Pop: 163 000 (2005 est). German name: Pilsen
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Pl•zeň

(ˈpʊlˌzɛn yə)

n.
a city in Bohemia, in the W Czech Republic. 175,000. German, Pilsen.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Plzen - a town in Czech Republic where Pilsner beer originated
Czech Republic - a landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from Slovakia in 1993
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AEK were unable to make it into the Europa League group stages after a 0-0 draw at the AEK Arena against Viktoria Plzen on Thursday night (3-1 aggregate), despite a solid effort.
VIKTORIA PLZEN were excellent in Bucharest, claiming a 2-2 draw against Steaua in the first leg of their Champions League third qualifying round tie and the Czechs can finish the job on home soil, writes Steve Davies.
PLZEN, Czech Republic, Rabi'I 26, 1436, Jan 17, 2015, SPA -- Plzen known as the Czech capital of beer has been officially inaugurated the European Capital of Culture for 2015.
MAN CITY.........4 PLZEN................2 ON a night Man City had to win ugly, trust the Beast to deliver.
Johannesburg, Nov 6 ( ANI ): German leaders Bayern Munich has been handed a spot in the Champions League knockout phase following a 1-0 win over Czech champions Viktoria Plzen on Tuesday at Struncovy Sady Stadion.
9 September 2011 - Belgian coffee distribution and plastics processing company Miko (EBR:MIKO) said it would buy Czech Excellent Plzen, a fair trade coffee and tea supplier to businesses, for an undisclosed sum.
ISTANBUL, Aug 6, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish soccer team Besiktas defeated Czech Viktoria Plzen 3-0 in the second leg of the Europa League third qualifying round in Istanbul on Thursday.
Viktoria Plzen, Besiktas' rival in the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round second leg, arrived to Turkish biggest city of Istanbul on Wednesday.
The Baggies have been locked in talks with Czech club Viktoria Plzen for several days as they try to reach an agreement over the goalkeeper's move to The Hawthorns.
FOOTBALL QARABAG v PLZEN 5.30pm CZECH champions Viktoria Plzen were knocked out at this stage of last year's Champions League but they can outclass their less experienced opponents Qarabag and book their place in the final round of qualifying, writes Aaron Ashley.
ISTANBUL, Aug 5, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish soccer team Besiktas defeated Czech Viktoria Plzen 3-0 in the second leg of the Europa League third qualifying round in Istanbul on Thursday.