[minsk; Russian myeensk] /mɪnsk; Russian myinsk/
a city in and the capital of Byelorussia (Belarus), in the central part, on a tributary of the Berezina.
[byel-oh-ruhsh-uh, bel-oh-] /ˌbyɛl oʊˈrʌʃ ə, ˌbɛl oʊ-/
Official name Belarus. Formerly White Russian Soviet Socialist Republic, Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic. a republic in E Europe, N of Ukraine: formerly a part of the Soviet Union. 80,154 sq. mi. (207,600 sq. km).
a region in the W part of former czarist Russia.
the capital of Belarus: an industrial city and educational and cultural centre, with a university (1921). Pop: 1 709 000 (2005 est)
a variant spelling of Belarus
[min-ster] /ˈmɪn stər/ noun 1. a church actually or originally connected with a monastic establishment. 2. any large or important church, as a cathedral. /ˈmɪnstə/ noun 1. (Brit) any of certain cathedrals and large churches, usually originally connected to a monastery n. Old English mynster “the church of a monastery” (8c.), from Late Latin monasterium […]
[min-struh l] /ˈmɪn strəl/ noun 1. a medieval poet and musician who sang or recited while accompanying himself on a stringed instrument, either as a member of a noble household or as an itinerant troubadour. 2. a musician, singer, or poet. 3. one of a troupe of comedians, usually white men made up as black […]
noun 1. a popular stage entertainment featuring comic dialogue, song, and dance in highly conventionalized patterns, performed by a troupe of actors, traditionally comprising two end men and a chorus in blackface and an interlocutor: developed in the U.S. in the early and mid-19th century. noun 1. a theatrical entertainment consisting of songs, dances, comic […]
[min-struh l-see] /ˈmɪn strəl si/ noun 1. the art or practice of a minstrel. 2. minstrels’ songs, ballads, etc.: a collection of Scottish minstrelsy. /ˈmɪnstrəlsɪ/ noun (pl) -sies 1. the art of a minstrel 2. the poems, music, or songs of a minstrel 3. a troupe of minstrels n. c.1300, menstracie, “music as produced on […]