[ yahr-uh-slah-vuhl; Russian yi-ruh-slahvl ]

  1. a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, on the Volga.

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How to use Yaroslavl in a sentence

  • It is not, then, so very wonderful after all that the book should have found its way to two villages in the province of Yaroslavl.

    Russia | Donald Mackenzie Wallace
  • 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
  • In Yaroslavl there was such a downpour that I had to swathe myself in my leather chiton.

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

    A Hero of Our Time | M. Y. Lermontov

British Dictionary definitions for Yaroslavl


/ (Russian jɪraˈslavlj) /

  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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