Tver


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Tver

 (tvĕr)
A city of west-central Russia on the Volga River northwest of Moscow. Settled around a fort established in the 1100s, it was a powerful principality in the 1200s and 1300s and is today an industrial center and a major port. Tver was named Kalinin from 1931 to 1990 in honor of M.I. Kalinin.

Tver

(Russian tvjerj)
n
(Placename) a city in central Russia, at the confluence of the Volga and Tversta Rivers: chief port of the upper Volga, linked by canal with Moscow. Pop: 402 000 (2005 est). Former name (1932–91): Kalinin

Tver

(tvɛər)

n.
a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, on the Volga. 447,000. Formerly (1934–90), Kalinin .
References in classic literature ?
My husband is away in Tver or I would send him to fetch you.
I made his acquaintance in Tver when I was there on official business, and he came there for the levy of recruits.
Yes, but he died at Elizabethgrad, not at Tver," said the prince, rather timidly.
No, Tver," insisted the general; "he removed just before his death.
The great potential of the Tver region for the development of aquaculture was discussed at a meeting dedicated to the issues of Non-Black Earth agriculture, which Russian President Vladimir Putin held in Konakovo district in July 2016.
The agreement was signed today with the governor of the Tver oblast (administrative region), Dmitry Zelenin.
In order to fulfill the tasks facing the agro-industrial complex of the Tver region during the spring field campaign in 2018, to provide practical assistance to the agricultural producers of the region in preparing and conducting spring field work in optimal time and with good quality, a regional headquarters has been established.