[awr-uh n-burg, ohr‐]
- a city in the SW Russian Federation in Asia, on the Ural River.
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Examples from the Web for orenburg
It was a sleepless night in Chechnya for two lawyers from the Russian town of Orenburg, Sergei Babinets and Dmitriy Dimitriyev.Putin’s Favorite Acolyte Terrorizes Human Rights Activists
December 14, 2014
After a sojourn of three days, he started in a tarantass for Orenburg.
At length, after a journey of four hundred versts, Orenburg was reached.
The Bashkirs of Orenburg deeply indent the southern part of Perm.The Ethnology of Europe
Robert Gordon Latham
The advance of the Russian frontier from Orenburg to Samarkand is about 800 miles.Ti-Ping Tien-Kwoh
These also are hand-woven, and come from the province of Orenburg, just beyond the Urals.Russian Life To-day
Right Rev. Herbert Bury
- a city in W Russia, on the Ural River. Pop: 550 000 (2005 est)Former name (1938–57): Chkalov
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