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Ark·han·gelsk

 (är-kăn′gĕlsk, -KHän′-) or Arch·an·gel (ärk′ān′jəl)
A city of northwest Russia on the Northern Dvina River near its mouth on the White Sea. Although icebound much of the year, it is a leading port and can generally be opened to navigation by icebreakers.

Arkhangelsk

(arˈxanɡɪljsk)
n
(Placename) the Russian name for Archangel

arch•an•gel

(ˈɑrkˌeɪn dʒəl)

n.
a chief or principal angel; one of the nine orders of celestial attendants on God. Compare angel (def. 1).
[before 1000; early Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French < Late Latin < Greek archángelos; see ARCH-1, angel]
arch`an•gel′ic (-ænˈdʒɛl ɪk) arch`an•gel′i•cal, adj.

Arch•an•gel

(ˈɑrkˌeɪn dʒəl)

n.
1. Russian, Arkhangelsk. a seaport in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, on Dvina Bay. 416,000.
2. Gulf of, former name of Dvina Bay.
Translations
Arhangelszk
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Inber made the journey with her third husband, Doctor Il'ia Davidovich Strashun, who was given the option of running a hospital in Arkhangel'sk or Leningrad for his wartime service.
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50) While the cities along the Volga benefited from steady river traffic, inland cities such as Saransk also had a diverse market visited by merchants from Arzamas, Atemar, Insar, Nizhnii Novgorod, Penza, Temnikov, and even Arkhangel'sk, extending the reach of these frontier ecclesiastical institutions.
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