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 (nō′və-sə-bîrsk′, nə-)
A city of south-central Russia on the Ob River east of Omsk. An important transportation hub on the Trans-Siberian Railroad, it prospered after the development of the Kuznetsk Basin.


(Russian nəvəsiˈbirsk)
(Placename) a city in W central Russia, on the River Ob: the largest town in Siberia; developed with the coming of the Trans-Siberian railway in 1893; important industrial centre. Pop: 1 425 000 (2005 est)


(ˌnoʊ və səˈbɪərsk)

a city in the Russian Federation in Asia, on the Ob. 1,436,000.
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Noun1.Novosibirsk - a city in the Asian part of Russia on the Ob river; largest city in Siberia
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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