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a city-preserve in Bohemia, in the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, in the foothills of the Český Les Mountains. Here on Aug. 14, 1431, Hussite troops defeated the Crusaders besieging the city. This victory is celebrated in the poetry of Vavřinec of Březové.


Roubik, F., and K. Vachal. Boj chodského lidu. Plzen, 1962.
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