[kras-nuh-yahrsk; Russian kruh-snuh-yahrsk]


a territory of the Russian Federation in N and central Asia. 827,507 sq. mi. (2,143,243 sq. km).
a town in and the capital of this territory, on the Yenisei River. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • In two and a half days I shall be in Krasnoyarsk, and in seven or eight in Irkutsk.

  • It was all we could do to crawl to Krasnoyarsk and my trap had to be repaired twice.

  • The last three stations have been splendid; as one comes down to Krasnoyarsk one seems to be getting into a different world.

  • Krasnoyarsk is a picturesque, cultured town; compared with it, Tomsk is "a pig in a skull-cap and the acme of mauvais ton."

  • From Tomsk to Krasnoyarsk, five hundred versts, impassable mud, my chaise and I stuck in the mud like flies in thick jam.

British Dictionary definitions for krasnoyarsk



a city in E central Russia, on the Yenisei River: the country's largest hydroelectric power station is nearby. Pop: 912 000 (2005 est)
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