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  1. the capital of the Yakut Autonomous Republic in the NE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Lena River.
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Yakut Autonomous Republic

  1. an autonomous republic in the NE Russian Federation in Asia. 1,198,146 sq. mi. (3,103,200 sq. km). Capital: Yakutsk.
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Historical Examples

  • I had hoped to procure furs for a moderate price in Yakutsk.

    From Paris to New York by Land

    Harry de Windt

  • The wisdom of his words was proved by our journey from Yakutsk to Verkhoyansk.

  • The distance from Yakutsk to Verkhoyansk is 934 versts, or about 625 English miles.

  • But from the voivode in Yakutsk we received no support whatever.

  • From this it is evident that my stay in Yakutsk was necessarily prolonged.

British Dictionary definitions for yakutsk


  1. a port in E Russia, capital of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), on the Lena River. Pop: 214 000 (2005 est)
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