Wrangel

[ rang-guhl; Russian vrahn-gyil ]

noun
  1. a Russian island in the Arctic Ocean, off the NE coast of Siberia in the NE Russian Federation in Asia: meteorological station. About 2,000 sq. mi. (5,180 sq. km).

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How to use Wrangel in a sentence

  • Baron von Wrangel shortly afterwards married again, a cousin of Siri von Essen.

    The Road to Damascus | August Strindberg
  • He reached Pomerania without loss, and prepared to share with Wrangel the defence of that province.

    The Thirty Years War, Complete | Friedrich Schiller
  • Wrangel took advantage of their weakness, to execute a plan by which he hoped to give a new turn to the war.

    The Thirty Years War, Complete | Friedrich Schiller
  • But he recovered, and was about to be reinforced by Wrangel, when news arrived that the Peace of Westphalia had been concluded.

    Historical Miniatures | August Strindberg
  • Fort Wrangel can be used as a supply station over this route, the distance from Fort Wrangel being about nine hundred miles.

    Along Alaska's Great River | Frederick Schwatka