Definition for tallinn (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for tallinn
Tallinn feels palpably Scandinavian with its polished old-town brick, seaside positioning and glut of cool cafes.
Tallinn, he boasts, is a favorite destination for liberal Russians seeking escape from their more authoritarian society.Russia May Threaten the Baltics but Estonia Knows How to Fight Back|James Kirchick|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Suggest Warsaw, Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn keep an eye out for masked men with guns wearing camouflage and no military insignia.Up to a Point: The U.S. Government’s Minimum Wage Is $430 Million Per Hour|P. J. O’Rourke|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After traveling and hiding for a month, he showed up in Tallinn, Estonia, last week and asked for political asylum.As Authorities Crack Down, Activists Escape From Russia|Anna Nemtsova|December 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for tallinn (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for tallinn (2 of 2)
Esthonia (ɛˈstəʊnɪə, ɛˈsθəʊ-)
Word Origin and History for tallinn
often said to be from a Germanic source akin to east, but perhaps rather from a native name meaning "waterside dwellers."
Culture definitions for tallinn
Republic on the Baltic Sea, bordered by Latvia to the south, Russia to the east, and, separated by the Gulf of Finland, Finland to the north. Estonia also includes several hundred small islands in the Baltic. Its capital and largest city is Tallinn.