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(Russian masˈkva)
1. (Placename) transliteration of the Russian name for Moscow
2. (Placename) a river in W central Russia, rising in the Smolensk-Moscow upland, and flowing southeast through Moscow to the Oka River: linked with the River Volga by the Moscow Canal. Length: about 500 km (310 miles)
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(ˈmɒs koʊ, -kaʊ)

the capital of the Russian Federation: capital of the former Soviet Union. 8,967,000. Russian, Moskva.
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The ground to the right- along the course of the Kolocha and Moskva rivers- was broken and hilly.
Our right flank is over there"- he pointed sharply to the right, far away in the broken ground- "That's where the Moskva River is, and we have thrown up three redoubts there, very strong ones.
Group A: Club Brugge v Galatasaray, Paris v Real MadridGroup B: Olympiacos v Tottenham, Bayern v Crvena ZvezdaGroup C: Shakhtar v Manchester City, Dinamo Zagreb v AtalantaGroup D: Atletico v Juventus, Leverkusen v Lokomotiv Moskva
Group D: Atletico v Leverkusen (18:55 CET), Juventus v Lokomotiv Moskva
Love Taylor xxx" Her family, from Westonsuper-Mare, Somerset, received a text three weeks later after a couple found it in the Moskva River.
Moscow's latest tourist attraction, a cable car over the Moskva River, has been shut the day after it opened because of what the operator said was a cyber attack.
Benfica (POR)/Fenerbahce (TUR) v PAOK (GRE)/Spartak Moskva (RUS)
Majlis Qatar is located on Moskva River bank, in the heart of Gorky Park, which is one of the largest parks in the Russian capital, until July 15.
The Grand Garden Restaurant is giving a complimentary serving of Staraya Moskva Vodka to adult guests and a Cheburashka-style magnet to guests between the ages of 6 and 12.
Luznhiki Stadium from outside - press courtesy Luzhniki Stadium was built in 1955 on the banks of Moskva River in Moscow.
A brilliantly written and compelling novel by an author with a genuine flair for originality, "Moskva" is chilling and sophisticated the serial killer style suspense thriller that is unreservedly recommended, especially for community library Mystery/Suspense collections.