[koo rsk; Russian koorsk]
- a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe.
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Kursk lies 315 miles south of Moscow and straddles the main Moscow-Rostov railway line.WWII’s Greatest Battle: How Kursk Changed the War
August 31, 2013
I have also read a fine description of a ball given by a landowner of Kursk.The Mantle and Other Stories
It would be better if it happened not in Kharkoff or in Kursk, but here, in nature's lap.Uncle Vanya
One of the intimates had informed the press that on such and such a day at a certain hour Tolstoy would be at the Kursk Station.Autobiography of Countess Tolstoy
Sophie Andreevna Tolstoy
A layer of fertile loess covers the whole surface, and Kursk belongs almost entirely to the black-earth region.
The Kursk district contains more than sixty old town sites; and barrows or burial mounds (kurgans) are extremely abundant.
- a city in W Russia: industrial centre of an agricultural region: scene of a major Soviet victory (1943). Pop: 410 000 (2005 est)
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