Russian Sibirʾ. an extensive region in the Russian Federation in N Asia, extending from the Ural Mountains to the Pacific.
any undesirable or isolated locale, job, etc., to which one is assigned as punishment, a mark of disfavor, or the like.
- Si·be·ri·an, adjective, noun
- trans-Si·be·ri·an, adjective
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How to use Siberia in a sentence
Comparing the DNA with that from wolves, ancient dogs and modern dog breeds allowed the team to estimate when the dog last shared an ancestor with dogs from Siberia.An ancient dog fossil helps trace humans’ path into the Americas | Anushree Dave | March 1, 2021 | Science News
Over the past week, a high-pressure ridge of air has sat in the lower atmosphere around Siberia.The polar vortex is about to split in two. But what does that actually mean? | Philip Kiefer | January 11, 2021 | Popular-Science
The analyses showed that despite Siberia’s harsh climate, groups near Lake Baikal and regions further east mixed with various populations in and outside of Siberia from the Late Stone Age up to medieval times.Plague may have caused die-offs of ancient Siberians | Bruce Bower | January 6, 2021 | Science News
Ancient people brought the plague to Siberia by about 4,400 years ago, which may have led to collapses in the population there, a new genetic analysis suggests.Plague may have caused die-offs of ancient Siberians | Bruce Bower | January 6, 2021 | Science News
Polyus PJSC, Russia’s largest gold producer, said its untapped Sukhoi Log deposit in Siberia holds the world’s biggest reserves.This mining company is sitting on the world’s biggest deposit of gold | Bernhard Warner | October 22, 2020 | Fortune
Two years into an Arctic expedition, they were forced to abandon ship a thousand miles north of Siberia.
Granted, in Siberia they had a lack of calories while we had a limited number of seats in the yard to watch ‘Jackass Part II’.
He expanded Russian rule into Siberia, his success due to almost nobody being there.Russian History Is on Our Side: Putin Will Surely Screw Himself | P. J. O’Rourke | May 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was standing in front of the firing squad when his sentence was commuted to exile in Siberia.Russian History Is on Our Side: Putin Will Surely Screw Himself | P. J. O’Rourke | May 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
While exploring Moscow and Siberia, Makhorov and Raskalov explain what motivates their adventures.The Craziest Skyscraper Climbers in the World (Video) | The Daily Beast Video | March 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He suffered severely in Siberia; at thirty-seven he appeared to be fifty.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
The white squirrel of Siberia seems to differ only in colour from our common squirrel.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VII (of 10) | Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
Omsk is the center of that military organization of Western Siberia which is intended to overawe the Kirghiz population.
"There are other offenders besides political exiles in Siberia," said the chief of police.
This traitor, impelled by insane ambition as much as by hate, had ordered the movement so as to attack Siberia.
British Dictionary definitions for Siberia
a vast region of Russia and N Kazakhstan: extends from the Ural Mountains to the Pacific and from the Arctic Ocean to the borders with China and Mongolia; colonized after the building of the Trans-Siberian Railway. Area: 13 807 037 sq km (5 330 896 sq miles)
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Cultural definitions for Siberia
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