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 (nŏv′gə-rŏd′, nôv′gə-rət)
A city of northwest Russia south-southeast of St. Petersburg. One of the oldest cities in Russia, it was strategically and economically important in the Middle Ages because of its location on the chief trade routes of eastern Europe. The city was overrun by Moscow in 1478 and lost its commercial dominance to St. Petersburg after 1703.
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(Russian ˈnɔvɡərət)
(Placename) a city in NW Russia, on the Volkhov River; became a principality in 862 under Rurik, an event regarded as the founding of the Russian state; a major trading centre in the Middle Ages; destroyed by Ivan the Terrible in 1570. Pop: 215 000 (2005 est)
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(ˈnɒv gəˌrɒd)

a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, SE of St. Petersburg. 228,000.
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Noun1.Novgorod - a city in northwestern Russia on the Volkhov RiverNovgorod - a city in northwestern Russia on the Volkhov River; Russia's oldest city and an important trading center in the Middle Ages
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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The troops again began to move, and two battalions of the Novgorod and one of the Apsheron regiment went forward past the Emperor.
At the same time, he was a gentle, amiable sort of an individual, and, even on our first encounter in Prussia I had contrived to draw him out, and he had told me that he had just been to the North Cape, and was now anxious to visit the fair at Nizhni Novgorod. How he had come to make the General's acquaintance I do not know, but, apparently, he was much struck with Polina.
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The archaeology of medieval Novgorod in context; studies in centre/periphery relations.
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Attending our first Moscow event in 1991 was Irina Kibina, who then worked at a construction cooperative in Novgorod, a medium-sized city not far from St.