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Nizhni Novgorod

[nizh-nee nov-guh-rod; Russian nyee-zhnyee nawv-guh-ruh t]
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noun
  1. a city in the Russian Federation in Europe, E of Moscow, on the Volga River.
Formerly Gorki.
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Historical Examples

  • Your article in the Nizhni-Novgorod Listok was balm to my soul.

    Letters of Anton Chekhov

    Anton Chekhov

  • Martha was arrested and exiled to a convent in Nizhni-Novgorod.

  • To illustrate this I take a recent instance from the province of Nizhni-Novgorod.

    Russia

    Donald Mackenzie Wallace

  • After a long course of drudgery he had the good fortune to obtain the place of secretary to a barrister at Nizhni-Novgorod.


British Dictionary definitions for nizhni novgorod

Nizhni Novgorod

noun
  1. a city and port in central Russia, at the confluence of the Volga and Oka Rivers: situated on the Volga route from the Baltic to central Asia; birthplace of Maxim Gorki. Pop: 1 288 000 (2005 est)Former name (1932–91): Gorki
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