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  1. a town in the W Russian Federation in Asia, on the Irtysh River at its confluence with the Tobol.
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Historical Examples of tobolsk

  • In 1587, Tobolsk was founded on the Irtish, ten miles below Sibir.

    The Story of Russia

    R. Van Bergen, M.A.

  • At Tobolsk, according to Gmelin, there is a red-coloured breed.

  • For some breach of discipline Alabiev was exiled for a time to Tobolsk.

    The Russian Opera

    Rosa Newmarch

  • At Tobolsk, whence I come, I learned that she inhabits this village.

  • You mean, sir, that Agent Jones wasn't able to contact this farmer in Tobolsk?

British Dictionary definitions for tobolsk


  1. a town in central Russia, at the confluence of the Irtysh and Tobol Rivers: the chief centre for the early Russian colonization of Siberia. Pop: 100 000 (2000 est)
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