[aw-rel, oh-rel; Russian uh-ryawl]
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Historical Examples of orel

  • I hear that Delphinus, the famous crystal gazer, has arrived in Orel.

    Marie Tarnowska

    Annie Vivanti

  • This was Nicholas Naumoff, a youngster of twenty, the only son of the governor of Orel.

    Remarkable Rogues

    Charles Kingston

  • Abul Oghlan was pensioned, and Orel was appointed as his place of residence.

    The Life of Yakoob Beg

    Demetrius Boulger

  • Feodor and Ermolai were deep in conversation about the Orel country.

  • I advise you to go to Orel, monsieur, and as quickly as possible.

British Dictionary definitions for orel



  1. a city in W Russia; founded in 1564 but damaged during World War II. Pop: 333 000 (2005 est)
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