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 (mo͝or-mänsk′, mo͞or′mənsk)
A city of northwest Russia on the northern Kola Peninsula on an inlet of the Barents Sea. A major ice-free port, it was the terminus of an important supply line to the USSR in World Wars I and II.
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(Russian ˈmurmənsk)
(Placename) a port in NW Russia, on the Kola Inlet of the Barents Sea: founded in 1915; the world's largest town north of the Arctic Circle, with a large fishing fleet. Pop: 316 000 (2005 est)
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a seaport and railroad terminus in the NW Russian Federation, on the Kola Inlet, an arm of the Arctic Ocean. 432,000.
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Noun1.Murmansk - a port city in northwestern Russia on the Kola Peninsula; the largest city to the north of the Arctic Circle; an important supply line to Russia in World War I and World War II
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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The 91-year-old, from North Shields, travelled on three voyages transporting ammunition, arms and food from Scotland to Murmansk in north west Russia in 1944 and 1945.
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As a result of the addition of the business, which boasts regional leadership in Murmansk with a strong market position in retail and corporate banking, the buyer will increase its geographic presence, gaining a foothold in Murmansk, DNB added.
Moscow: Russia moved the crew of a Greenpeace Arctic protest ship from the northern port of Murmansk on Monday and put them on a train to Saint Petersburg, authorities and the organisation said.
Exactly 100 days before its arrival in the balmy Black Sea resort of Sochi for the Winter Olympics, the Olympic flame passed last week through Murmansk in the far north.