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Novosibirsk

[ noh-vuh-suh-beersk; Russian nuh-vuh-syi-byeersk ]
/ ˌnoʊ və səˈbɪərsk; Russian nə və syɪˈbyirsk /
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noun
a city in the SW Russian Federation in Asia, on the Ob.
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Formerly No·vo·ni·ko·la·yevsk [noh-vuh-nik-uh-lah-yefsk; Russian nuh-vuh-nyi-kuh-lah-yifsk]. /ˌnoʊ vəˌnɪk əˈlɑ yɛfsk; Russian nə və nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪfsk/.
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Novosibirsk
/ (Russian nəvəsiˈbirsk) /

noun
a city in W central Russia, on the River Ob: the largest town in Siberia; developed with the coming of the Trans-Siberian railway in 1893; important industrial centre. Pop: 1 425 000 (2005 est)
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