- a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, NW of Moscow, on the Volga.Formerly Kalinin.
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The appointment was disputed by the dukes of Tver, Souzdal, and Riazan.
Some years afterwards an attempt was made by Alexander to recover Tver.
The two men came to the tent and ordered the Tver boyards to leave.
My husband is away in Tver or I would send him to fetch you.War and Peace
The same declaration is made by a peasant in Tver, another in Tambov.The Kingdom of God is Within You
Count Leo Tolstoy
- 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