Moscow(redirected from Moskva, Russia)
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The capital and largest city of Russia, in the western part of the country on the Moscow River, flowing about 500 km (310 mi) eastward to the Oka River. First mentioned in 1147, Moscow became the capital of the principality of Muscovy and by the 1400s was the capital of the Russian state and the seat of the metropolitan (later patriarch) of the Russian Orthodox Church. The capital was transferred to St. Petersburg in 1712 but was returned to Moscow by the Soviets in 1918.
(Placename) the capital of Russia and of the Moscow Autonomous Region, on the Moskva River: dates from the 11th century; capital of the grand duchy of Russia from 1547 to 1712; capital of the Soviet Union 1918–91; centres on the medieval Kremlin; chief political, cultural, and industrial centre of Russia, with two universities. Pop: 10 672 000 (2005 est). Russian name: Moskva
Mos•cow(ˈmɒs koʊ, -kaʊ)
the capital of the Russian Federation: capital of the former Soviet Union. 8,967,000. Russian, Moskva.
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|Noun||1.||Moscow - a city of central European Russia; formerly capital of both the Soviet Union and Soviet Russia; since 1991 the capital of the Russian Federation|
Kremlin - citadel of Moscow, housing the offices of the Russian government
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