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[kruhn-shtaht for 1; krohn-shtaht for 2]
  1. a naval base in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, on an island in the Gulf of Finland: fortress founded 1710.
  2. German name of Braşov.
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Examples from the Web for kronstadt

Historical Examples

  • It was midsummer when the Neptune dropped anchor in the harbor of Kronstadt.

    Jefferson and his Colleagues

    Allen Johnson

  • The destruction of Kronstadt had proved that to demonstration.

  • The sails of ships from far off Kronstadt on the Baltic brought Russian cargoes.

    The Story of Sitka

    C. L. Andrews

  • The market-day at Kronstadt is a most curious and interesting sight.

  • He would not hear of my going on to Kronstadt, but kindly invited me to be his guest.

British Dictionary definitions for kronstadt


  1. (Russian kranˈʃtat) a port in NW Russia, on Kotlin island in the Gulf of Finland: naval base. Pop: 42 800 (2006 est)
  2. (ˈkroːnʃtat) the German name for Braşov
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