[awr-uh n-burg, ohr‐]
Formerly Chkalov.
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  • After a sojourn of three days, he started in a tarantass for Orenburg.

    Some Heroes of Travel

    W. H. Davenport Adams

  • At length, after a journey of four hundred versts, Orenburg was reached.

    Some Heroes of Travel

    W. H. Davenport Adams

  • The Bashkirs of Orenburg deeply indent the southern part of Perm.

    The Ethnology of Europe

    Robert Gordon Latham

  • The advance of the Russian frontier from Orenburg to Samarkand is about 800 miles.

  • These also are hand-woven, and come from the province of Orenburg, just beyond the Urals.

    Russian Life To-day

    Right Rev. Herbert Bury

British Dictionary definitions for orenburg


  1. a city in W Russia, on the Ural River. Pop: 550 000 (2005 est)Former name (1938–57): Chkalov
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