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A city of western Russia south-southwest of St. Petersburg. Founded sometime before 903, it became an important trade center and was annexed by Moscow in 1510.
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1. (Placename) a city in NW Russia, on the Velikaya River: one of the oldest Russian cities, at its height in the 13th and 14th centuries. Pop: 203 000 (2005 est)
2. (Placename) Lake Pskov the S part of Lake Peipus in NW Russia, linked to the main part by a channel 24 km (15 miles) long. Area: about 1000 sq km (400 sq miles)
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1. a lake in N Europe, between Estonia and the W Russian Federation, forming the S part of Lake Peipus.
2. a city near this lake, in the NW Russian Federation. 202,000.
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