PILSEN (Czech, Plzen), a town of Bohemia, Austria, 68 m.
Other towns of importance in the republic are Brno (Briinn), with 200,000 inhabitants, the capital of Moravia, and the centre of an old established and flourishing textile industry; Plzen (Pilsen) with 10o,000 inhabitants, famous for its beer and as the seat of the Skoda iron works; Kosice (Kaschau), the commercial centre of eastern Slovakia; and UThorod (Ungvar), the capital of Russinia.
Aeroplanes are made at Prague and Plzen (Pilsen).
Zizka, who disapproved of this compromise, left Prague and retired to Plzen (Pilsen).
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