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Znojmo

Znojmo (znoiˈmō) [key], Ger. Znaim, city (1991 pop. 39,158), S Czech Republic, in Moravia. It is the center of a horticultural region; the city's industries produce ceramics, footwear, leather goods, and foodstuffs. Chartered in 1226, it has several fine churches and a 15th-century town hall. At Znojmo, in 1809, an armistice was signed by the Austrians and the French after the French victory at Wagram.

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