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Syzran

[siz-ruh n; Russian si-zruh n]
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noun
  1. a city in the E Russian Federation in Europe, on the Volga.
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  • A portion of the men were rescued by the Syzran, but two boatloads were precipitated into the water, and nearly all were drowned.

    The Great War in England in 1897

    William Le Queux

  • At the moment of the first shots, fired almost simultaneously from the two big guns of the Syzran, the panic became indescribable.


British Dictionary definitions for syzran

Syzran

noun
  1. a port in W central Russia, on the Volga River: oil refining. Pop: 191 000 (2005 est)
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