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Novgorod

[nov-guh-rod; Russian nawv-guh-ruh t] /ˈnɒv gəˌrɒd; Russian ˈnɔv gə rət/
noun
1.
a city in the Russian Federation in Europe, SE of St. Petersburg: a former capital of Russia.
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  • The east coast of the Baltic was considered tributary to Novgorod.

    The Story of Russia R. Van Bergen, M.A.
  • I can hardly believe that; but she certainly had intended to leave for Novgorod to-day, Sire.

    Vera Oscar Wilde
  • The influence of the League even reached as far as Novgorod in the east and London in the west.

    The Railroad Question William Larrabee
  • They are distinguished also by Antony of Novgorod in 1200, Itin.

    Byzantine Churches in Constantinople Alexander Van Millingen
  • The Novgorod man promised to fulfil this request, and the black stranger showed him a place where the fish swarmed by thousands.

    Russian Fairy Tales W. R. S. Ralston
  • This commission also the Novgorod man fulfilled, and behold!

    Russian Fairy Tales W. R. S. Ralston
  • Oleg ruled over Russia, that is, the plain extending from Kief to Novgorod.

    The Story of Russia R. Van Bergen, M.A.
  • The death of Andrew was a welcome relief for the people of Novgorod.

    The Story of Russia R. Van Bergen, M.A.
  • George then caused himself to be recognised as a Prince of Novgorod, and still disputed.

    The Story of Moscow Wirt Gerrare
British Dictionary definitions for Novgorod

Novgorod

/Russian ˈnɔvɡərət/
noun
1.
a city in NW Russia, on the Volkhov River; became a principality in 862 under Rurik, an event regarded as the founding of the Russian state; a major trading centre in the Middle Ages; destroyed by Ivan the Terrible in 1570. Pop: 215 000 (2005 est)
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