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[buh-broo-isk] /bəˈbru ɪsk/
a city in SE Belarus, in Europe, SE of Minsk.
Also, Bobruysk, Bobruisk. Unabridged
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a port in Belarus, on the River Berezina: engineering, timber, tyre manufacturing. Pop: 219 000 (2005 est)
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city, Mogilyov oblast (administrative region), east-central Belarus, on the right bank of the Berezina River. Founded in the 16th century, it was held in turn by Lithuania, Poland, and Russia and was the scene of a major battle in World War II. The fortress of 1769 survives. Industries include engineering, machine building, chemicals, woodworking, and the manufacture of tires, clothing, and footwear. Pop. (1991 est.) 223,000.

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