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[moo r-mahnsk; Russian moor-muh nsk]
  1. an ice-free seaport and railroad terminus in the NW Russian Federation, on the Murman Coast.
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Historical Examples

  • And now what spectacle greets us at Murmansk, with everybody's camera cleared for action?

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, May 14, 1919


  • The special Mission actually started for Murmansk some two or three weeks later.

British Dictionary definitions for murmansk


  1. a port in NW Russia, on the Kola Inlet of the Barents Sea: founded in 1915; the world's largest town north of the Arctic Circle, with a large fishing fleet. Pop: 316 000 (2005 est)
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