- a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, on the Volga.
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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.
In Yaroslavl there was such a downpour that I had to swathe myself in my leather chiton.Letters of Anton Chekhov
The following day he saw Princess Mary off on her journey to Yaroslavl, and a few days later left to rejoin his regiment.
Thanks to her activity and energy, which infected her fellow travelers, they approached Yaroslavl by the end of the second week.
- 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)