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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.
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(Placename) the Russian name for Archangel
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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.
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.
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