(redirected from Kaliningrad, Russia)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to Kaliningrad, Russia: Kaliningrad Oblast


 (kə-lē′nĭn-grăd′, -gräd′, -lyĭ-nĭn-grät′)
A city of extreme western Russia in an exclave on the Baltic Sea between Poland and Lithuania. Founded in 1255 and originally named Königsberg, it was an important Hanseatic port and eventually became the capital of East Prussia. Transferred to the USSR in 1945, it was renamed Kaliningrad in 1946.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(Russian kəlininˈɡrat)
(Placename) a port in W Russia, on the Pregolya River: severely damaged in World War II as the chief German naval base on the Baltic; ceded to the Soviet Union in 1945 and is now Russia's chief Baltic naval base. Pop: 436 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1946): Königsberg
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(kəˈli nɪnˌgræd)

a seaport in the W Russian Federation, on the Baltic Sea. 394,000. German, Königsberg.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
ISLAMABAD -- Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, who is on an official visit to Russian Federation visited Baltic Fleet Headquarters at Kaliningrad, Russia.
ISLAMABAD ndash Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, who is on an official visit to Russian Federation visited Baltic Fleet Headquarters at Kaliningrad, Russia. The Naval Chief also met Commander of Baltic Fleet, Vice Admiral Aleksandr Nostatov, a press release issued here by Directorate of Public Relations of Pakistan Navy said.
FIFA World Cup - Kaliningrad, Russia - June 15, 2018.
Iago Aspas celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group B match between Spain and Morocco at Kaliningrad Stadium on June 25, 2018 in Kaliningrad, Russia.
KALININGRAD, Russia -- It took a video review of an injury-time equalizer to give Spain first place in its World Cup group.
KALININGRAD, Russia: Spain need to make urgent and deep reflections after committing multiple errors in Monday's 2-2 draw with Morocco if they want to mount a serious challenge in the latter stages of the World Cup, captain Sergio Ramos said.
Kaliningrad, Russia, Shawwal 03, 1439, June 17, 2018, SPA -- An own goal and a penalty from captain Luka Modric helped Croatia down Nigeria 2-0 on Saturday to take early control of World Cup Group D and give their star-studded squad an ideal start to the campaign in Russia, according to dpa.
Latvian airline airBaltic has launched a new route from Riga International Airport to Khrabrovo Airport in Kaliningrad, Russia, offering convenient connections between the two cities.
Kaliningrad, Russia, December 30, 2017 --(PR.com)-- What to do during the holiday?
INS Trikand, a Teg class Guided Missile frigate was commissioned into the Indian Navy at Kaliningrad, Russia on June 29, 2013.
She pointed out that the maneuvers were held not only in Belarus, Kaliningrad, Russia's Leningrad Oblast and the Baltic Sea, major exercises also took place in the Arctic, the Far East, in the Black Sea near the border with Ukraine, and also in Abkhazia.