[sim-beersk; Russian syim-byeersk]


former name of Ulyanovsk. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for simbirsk

Historical Examples of simbirsk

  • I left Simbirsk with a troubled conscience; a secret remorse oppressed me.


    Alexander Pushkin

  • He came last winter to Moscow for a short time, and then went with a family to Simbirsk.


    Ivan Turgenev

  • At home in the Simbirsk province the stars were quite different, and so was the sky.

  • Vladimir Ulyanov was born in 1870, at Simbirsk, in central Russia.


    John Spargo

  • He was born in Simbirsk, central Russia, forty-eight years ago, being a scion of the minor landed nobility.

British Dictionary definitions for simbirsk



the former name (until 1924) of Ulyanovsk
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