[ pen-zuh; Russian pyen-zuh ]
/ ˈpɛn zə; Russian ˈpyɛn zə /
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a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe.
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How to use Penza in a sentence
If I hadn't dissipated so in Penza I'd have had enough money to get home with.The Inspector-General|Nicolay Gogol
Let this question be answered by civilizers and democrats from Tambow, Saratow, or Penza, and their jealous apologists.
In Penza the geographical names betray the recent occupancy of Ugrians of the Morduin branch.The Ethnology of Europe|Robert Gordon Latham
A town in the government of Saratov, 74 m. by rail east of Penza.
She was one of two daughters of a landed proprietor of Penza, formerly very rich and since ruined.The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories|Leo Tolstoi
British Dictionary definitions for Penza
/ (Russian ˈpjɛnzə) /
a city in W Russia: manufacturing centre. Pop: 514 000 (2005 est)
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