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[lee-petsk; Russian lyee-pyitsk]
  1. a city in the W Russian Federation, SSE of Moscow.
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Historical Examples of lipetsk

  • The armies of the two leagues, burning with resentment against each other, met on the plain of Lipetsk.

    The Rise of the Russian Empire

    Hector H. Munro

  • The Lipetsk mineral springs (chalybeate) came into repute in the time of Peter the Great and attract a good many visitors.

  • It was in the early dawn of the morning that the celebrated battle of Lipetsk commenced.

    The Empire of Russia

    John S. C. Abbott

British Dictionary definitions for lipetsk


  1. a city in central Russia, on the Voronezh River: steelworks. Pop: 518 000 (2005 est)
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