St. Petersburg


noun

Formerly Leningrad ;Petrograd . a seaport in NW Russian Federation in Europe, in the Gulf of Finland, off the Baltic Sea: founded 1703 by Peter the Great; capital of the Russian Empire (1712-1917).
a city in W Florida, on Tampa Bay.

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Cultural definitions for St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg

City in western Florida.

notes for St. Petersburg

A popular winter resort.

notes for St. Petersburg

Home for many retired persons from colder northern areas.
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