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[ih-kat-er-in-burg; Russian yi-kuh-tyi-ryin-boork]
  1. a city in the Russian Federation in Asia, in the Ural Mountains.
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Formerly Sverdlovsk.
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Historical Examples of ekaterinburg

  • And when we got to Ekaterinburg there was rain, snow, and hail.

    Letters of Anton Chekhov

    Anton Chekhov

  • The first of these stated that he had been killed by Red Guards at Ekaterinburg.

  • When in Ekaterinburg the convict had asked Nekhludoff to get a permission for his wife to follow him.


    Leo Tolstoy

  • Repair of locomotives proceeding in the works at Ekaterinburg.

    The Crisis in Russia

    Arthur Ransome

  • By the way, I brought from Ekaterinburg a quarter of a pound of tea, five pounds of sugar, and three lemons.

British Dictionary definitions for ekaterinburg


  1. a variant transliteration of the Russian name for Yekaterinburg
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