[ awrsk ]
/ ɔrsk /


a city in the S Russian Federation in Europe, on the Ural River.

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  • Though accustomed to the cold, Tina found the climate of Orsk almost more than she could bear.

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  • By good luck she reached the high road, which eventually brought her to Orsk; and there she sought shelter in a hotel.

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  • He is a good fellow, and we become acquainted at once and travel together to Orsk.

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British Dictionary definitions for orsk


/ (Russian ɔrsk) /


a city in W Russia, on the Ural River: a major railway and industrial centre, with an oil refinery linked by pipeline with the Emba field (on the Caspian). Pop: 247 000 (2005 est)
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