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BY

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for BELARUS.

BY

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Belarus. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Belarusian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Belarus. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Belarus. Each Belarusian province has its own code with the prefix "BY." For example, the code for the Province of Brest is ISO 3166-2:BY-BR.
References in classic literature ?
THE BYSTANDER [inept at definition] It's a--well, it's a copper's nark, as you might say.
THE BYSTANDER [suspiciously] Who told you my people come from Selsey?
A SARCASTIC BYSTANDER [thrusting himself between the note taker and the gentleman] Park Lane, for instance.
THE SARCASTIC BYSTANDER [not attending to her] Do you know where
THE SARCASTIC BYSTANDER [affecting great distinction of speech] Thenk you, teacher.
THE BYSTANDERS GENERALLY [demonstrating against police espionage] Course they could.
He was a grotesque, fantastic figure, and the few bystanders laughed.
This confession, though delivered rather in terms of contrition, as it appeared, did not at all mollify Mrs Deborah, who now pronounced a second judgment against her, in more opprobrious language than before; nor had it any better success with the bystanders, who were now grown very numerous.
And before even the nearest of the bystanders could realise what had happened Brott lay across the pavement a dead man, and Hedley was calmly handing over the revolver to a policeman who had sprang across the street.
His voice, and look, and bearing--all expressive of the wildest recklessness and desperation--daunted while they repelled the bystanders.
He stepped back from the keyhole; drew himself up to his full height; and looked from one to another of the three bystanders, in mute astonishment.
The two carters constantly passed in and out of the exhibition-room, under various disguises, protesting aloud that the sight was better worth the money than anything they had beheld in all their lives, and urging the bystanders, with tears in their eyes, not to neglect such a brilliant gratification.