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Kostroma

[kos-truh-mah; Russian kuh-struh-mah]
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noun
  1. a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, NE of Moscow, on the Volga.
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Examples from the Web for kostroma

Historical Examples

  • Prince Paul of Kostroma was godfather, and gave the babe the name of Alexis.

    Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home

    Bayard Taylor

  • He had heard that the Rostovs were at Kostroma but the thought of Natasha seldom occurred to him.

    War and Peace

    Leo Tolstoy

  • Volkov was born at Kostroma, in 1729, the son of a merchant.

    The Russian Opera

    Rosa Newmarch

  • Similar unification is nearly finished at Tula and at Kostroma.

    The Crisis in Russia

    Arthur Ransome

  • Constantin made the first move by burning the town of Kostroma and carrying off the inhabitants as captives.

    The Empire of Russia

    John S. C. Abbott


British Dictionary definitions for kostroma

Kostroma

noun
  1. a city in W central Russia, on the River Volga: fought over bitterly by Novgorod, Tver, and Moscow, until annexed by Moscow in 1329; textile centre. Pop: 280 000 (2005 est)
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