Nizhni Novgorod


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Nizhni Novgorod

(Russian ˈniʒnij ˈnɔvɡərət)
n
(Placename) a city and port in central Russia, at the confluence of the Volga and Oka Rivers: situated on the Volga route from the Baltic to central Asia; birthplace of Maxim Gorki. Pop: 1 288 000 (2005 est). Former name (1932–91): Gorki
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Nizh•ni Nov•go•rod

(ˈnɪʒ ni ˈnɒv gəˌrɒd)
n.
a city in the Russian Federation in Europe, E of Moscow, on the Volga River. 1,438,000. Formerly (1932–91), Gorki.
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Noun1.Nizhni Novgorod - an industrial city in the European part of RussiaNizhni Novgorod - an industrial city in the European part of Russia; birthplace of Maksim Gorky
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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