[ree-uh-zahn, -zan; Russian ryi-zahn]
- a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, SE of Moscow.
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Not of the military regulations or of the arrangement of the Ryazan serfs' quitrents.
Elets is first mentioned in 1147, when it was a fort of Ryazan.
In the spring of 1809 he went to visit the Ryazan estates which had been inherited by his son, whose guardian he was.
You must go away too, take away what you can and tell the serfs to go to the Ryazan estate or to the one near Moscow.
Kutuzov's order to retreat through Moscow to the Ryazan road was issued at night on the first of September.
- a city in W central Russia: capital of a medieval principality; oil refineries and engineering industries. Pop: 523 000 (2005 est)