- a town in the W Russian Federation in Asia, on the Irtysh River at its confluence with the Tobol.
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Examples from the Web for tobolsk
In 1587, Tobolsk was founded on the Irtish, ten miles below Sibir.The Story of Russia
R. Van Bergen, M.A.
At Tobolsk, according to Gmelin, there is a red-coloured breed.
For some breach of discipline Alabiev was exiled for a time to Tobolsk.The Russian Opera
At Tobolsk, whence I come, I learned that she inhabits this village.The Wandering Jew, Complete
You mean, sir, that Agent Jones wasn't able to contact this farmer in Tobolsk?Dave Dawson on the Russian Front
R. Sidney Bowen
- a town in central Russia, at the confluence of the Irtysh and Tobol Rivers: the chief centre for the early Russian colonization of Siberia. Pop: 100 000 (2000 est)
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