- a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, on the left bank of the Oka River, S of Moscow.
Examples from the Web for orel
Historical Examples of orel
I hear that Delphinus, the famous crystal gazer, has arrived in Orel.Marie Tarnowska
This was Nicholas Naumoff, a youngster of twenty, the only son of the governor of Orel.Remarkable Rogues
Abul Oghlan was pensioned, and Orel was appointed as his place of residence.The Life of Yakoob Beg
Feodor and Ermolai were deep in conversation about the Orel country.
I advise you to go to Orel, monsieur, and as quickly as possible.
- a city in W Russia; founded in 1564 but damaged during World War II. Pop: 333 000 (2005 est)