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Yaroslavl

[yahr-uh-slah-vuh l; Russian yi-ruh-slahvl]
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noun
  1. a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, on the Volga.
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Examples from the Web for yaroslavl

Historical Examples

  • One of our drivers was a Russian peasant from Yaroslavl, the other, an Ossete.

    A Hero of Our Time

    M. Y. Lermontov

  • She now saw him again as he had been at Mytishchi, at Troitsa, and at Yaroslavl.

    War and Peace

    Leo Tolstoy

  • In Yaroslavl there was such a downpour that I had to swathe myself in my leather chiton.

  • The following day he saw Princess Mary off on her journey to Yaroslavl, and a few days later left to rejoin his regiment.

    War and Peace

    Leo Tolstoy

  • Thanks to her activity and energy, which infected her fellow travelers, they approached Yaroslavl by the end of the second week.

    War and Peace

    Leo Tolstoy


British Dictionary definitions for yaroslavl

Yaroslavl

noun
  1. a city in W Russia, on the River Volga: a major trading centre since early times and one of the first industrial centres in Russia; textile industries were established in the 18th century. Pop: 609 000 (2005 est)
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