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 (vē′bôrg′, -bərk)
A city of northwest Russia northwest of St. Petersburg on the Gulf of Finland near the Finnish border. A Swedish castle was built here in 1293 and captured by Russian forces in 1710.
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(Russian ˈvibərk)
(Placename) a port in NW Russia, at the head of Vyborg Bay (an inlet of the Gulf of Finland): belonged to Finland (1918–40). Pop: 79 224 (2002). Finnish name: Viipuri Swedish name: Viborg
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(ˈvi bɔrg)

a seaport in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, on the Gulf of Finland. 79,000. Finnish, Viipuri.
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A steam-launch from Monrepos had come to the landing-stage opposite the gate, its hoarse whistle and the churning noise alongside all unnoticed, had landed a small bunch of local passengers who were dispersing their several ways.
They participated in backbreaking labor at the king's country home, Monrepos ("my rest"), where they dug by hand an ornamental lake under cover of darkness because the king did not wish to see the prisoners working.
*** MONREPOS. Archeological Research Centre and Museum for Human Behavioural Evolution, RGZM.
The Forum am Schlosspark Ludwigsburg is in the complex of Ludwigsburg Royal Palace, the palace gardens and the pleasure palaces of Favorite and Monrepos. Its main auditorium can seat up to 1,248.
Paul Gundersen, Paul Nicolay of Monrepos: A European with a Difference.