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[pe-truh-pav-lawfsk, -lofsk; Russian pyi-truh-pah-vluh fsk]
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  1. a city in N Kazakhstan.
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Examples from the Web for petropavlovsk

Historical Examples

  • Petropavlovsk, he said proudly, and was able to go on with his story.

    Famous Flyers

    David Goodger (goodger@python.org)

  • A cataract of water poured in, and slowly turning upon her side, with one great, hissing gasp the Petropavlovsk sank.

    The North Pacific

    Willis Boyd Allen

  • The result is known, although naval authorities still dispute as to the cause of the Petropavlovsk's destruction.

    The North Pacific

    Willis Boyd Allen

  • I appreciate your chivalry, monsieur; but when one adds the mines, or a casemate in Petropavlovsk, to the lesser evil—what then?

    Miss Hildreth, Volume 3 of 3

    Augusta de Grasse Stevens

  • Petropavlovsk has no vehicle of any kind except a single hand cart.

British Dictionary definitions for petropavlovsk


  1. a city in N Kazakhstan on the Ishim River. Pop: 190 000 (2005 est)
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