- 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.
Examples from the Web for trans-siberian
Contemporary Examples of trans-siberian
He dreams of riding the Trans-Siberian Railway and visiting Alaska.Digital Nomad Andrew Evans’s Six Top Travel Tips
March 7, 2013
Historical Examples of trans-siberian
Harbin is on the Trans-Siberian Railroad, and was the original hotbed of the disease.Peking Dust
Ellen N. La Motte
The high road, now the Trans-Siberian railway, follows this belt.
Engineering, on trans-Siberian railroad in charge of a woman, 102.Woman in Science
John Augustine Zahm
The Trans-Siberian railway and the coal resources of Siberia.
America's part in the completion of the Trans-Siberian railway.
- 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)
region in northwestern Asia, the name said to come from Sibir, ancient Tatar fortress at the confluence of the Tobol and Irtysh rivers. As a typical place of miserable banishment, it is attested from 1841. Related: Siberian.