Vitebsk

[ vee-tepsk; Russian vyee-tyipsk ]

noun
  1. a city in NE Byelorussia (Belarus), on the Dvina River.

  • Also Vi·tsyebsk [veet-syepsk; Russian vee-tsyipsk] /vitˈsyɛpsk; Russian ˈvi tsyɪpsk/ .

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How to use Vitebsk in a sentence

  • One time, when I was about eight years old, one of my grown-up cousins went to Vitebsk.

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  • There were a great many places on the way, with strange names, but it was very plain when we got to Vitebsk.

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  • Vitebsk was a metropolis beside provincial Polotzk; and I was very small, even without stooping.

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  • Perhaps I had spent my time in Vitebsk to better advantage than at the milliner's, from any point of view.

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  • And even Vitebsk, for all its peepholes into a Beyond, presently began to shrink in my imagination, as America loomed near.

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British Dictionary definitions for Vitebsk

Vitebsk

/ (Russian ˈvitɪpsk) /


noun
  1. a city in E Belarus, a port on the Dvina river: taken by Russia in 1772. Pop: 344 000 (2005 est)

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