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Pskov

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noun
  1. a lake in N Europe, between Estonia and the W Russian Federation, forming the S part of Lake Peipus.
  2. a city near this lake, in the NW Russian Federation.
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Examples from the Web for pskov

Historical Examples

  • Pskov, another of the Russian republics, had been already subdued.

    Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)

    Charles Morris

  • The bell effects in The Maid of Pskov are extraordinarily moving.

    The Russian Opera

    Rosa Newmarch

  • The Tsar followed him, but was stopped at Pskov on the 14th.

  • After a five days' sojourn at Pskov, she left the city to continue her journey.

    The Empire of Russia

    John S. C. Abbott

  • Novgorod was first brought into entire subjection to the crown; then Pskov.

    The Empire of Russia

    John S. C. Abbott


British Dictionary definitions for pskov

Pskov

noun
  1. a city in NW Russia, on the Velikaya River: one of the oldest Russian cities, at its height in the 13th and 14th centuries. Pop: 203 000 (2005 est)
  2. Lake Pskov the S part of Lake Peipus in NW Russia, linked to the main part by a channel 24 km (15 miles) long. Area: about 1000 sq km (400 sq miles)
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