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Tver

[tvair; Russian tvyer] /tvɛər; Russian tvyɛr/
noun
1.
a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, NW of Moscow, on the Volga.
Formerly (1934–90) Kalinin.
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  • The two men came to the tent and ordered the Tver boyards to leave.

    The Story of Russia R. Van Bergen, M.A.
  • Some years afterwards an attempt was made by Alexander to recover Tver.

    The Story of Russia R. Van Bergen, M.A.
  • The appointment was disputed by the dukes of Tver, Souzdal, and Riazan.

    The Story of Russia R. Van Bergen, M.A.
  • My husband is away in Tver or I would send him to fetch you.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • The same declaration is made by a peasant in Tver, another in Tambov.

  • Father and stepmother have gone away to Tver, and we are free for three whole days!

    The Sea-Gull Anton Checkov
  • From morning until night the battle raged in the streets of Tver.

    The Empire of Russia

    John S. C. Abbott
  • At twelve years of age, Ivan was married to Maria, a princess of Tver.

    The Empire of Russia

    John S. C. Abbott
  • Shortly after his return to Moskva, his cousin of Tver was summoned to present himself at the Horde.

  • Dimitri had the satisfaction of lending his support to this malcontent, as Olgerd had aided the Prince of Tver.

British Dictionary definitions for Tver

Tver

/Russian tvjerj/
noun
1.
a city in central Russia, at the confluence of the Volga and Tversta Rivers: chief port of the upper Volga, linked by canal with Moscow. Pop: 402 000 (2005 est) Former name (1932–91) Kalinin
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