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Tver

[tvair; Russian tvyer]
noun
  1. a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, NW of Moscow, on the Volga.Formerly Kalinin.
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Examples from the Web for tver

Historical Examples

  • The appointment was disputed by the dukes of Tver, Souzdal, and Riazan.

    The Story of Russia

    R. Van Bergen, M.A.

  • Some years afterwards an attempt was made by Alexander to recover Tver.

    The Story of Russia

    R. Van Bergen, M.A.

  • The two men came to the tent and ordered the Tver boyards to leave.

    The Story of Russia

    R. Van Bergen, M.A.

  • My husband is away in Tver or I would send him to fetch you.

    War and Peace

    Leo Tolstoy

  • The same declaration is made by a peasant in Tver, another in Tambov.


British Dictionary definitions for tver

Tver

noun
  1. a city in central Russia, at the confluence of the Volga and Tversta Rivers: chief port of the upper Volga, linked by canal with Moscow. Pop: 402 000 (2005 est)Former name (1932–91): Kalinin
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