Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


 (yär′ə-slä′vəl, yə-rə-)
A city of western Russia on the Volga River northeast of Moscow.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(Russian jɪraˈslavlj)
(Placename) a city in W Russia, on the River Volga: a major trading centre since early times and one of the first industrial centres in Russia; textile industries were established in the 18th century. Pop: 609 000 (2005 est)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˌyɑr əˈslɑ vəl)

a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, on the Volga. 634,000.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
Since the twenty-ninth of August I have received no communication from you, yet on the first of September I received from the commander in chief of Moscow, via Yaroslavl, the sad news that you, with the army, have decided to abandon Moscow.
Securities and Exchange Commission, affirmed Russian Yaroslavl Region's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'BB-' and Short-Term Foreign-Currency IDR at 'B'.
Recommendation Lokomotiv Yaroslavl -1.5 1pt 9-5 bet365 Today's opponents Vityaz have beaten them twice this season (once in overtime) but enjoyed
Prosecutors in Yaroslavl did not indicate which statements concerned them, but Boris Nemtsov, who is co-leader of the Parnas opposition party and a local lawmaker, links this to a speech he gave on Sept.
London, Sep.9 (ANI): Manchester United have written to Russian ice hockey club Lokomotiv Yaroslavl to offer support and sympathy in the wake of the plane crash that killed 36 people connected with the team and seven crew.
President Abdullah Gul said the hall where he made a speech during the Global Policy Forum in Yaroslavl was a hall where the ice hockey team that lost their lives in the crash were exercising.
The Yak-42 went down in sunny weather immediately after leaving an airport near the city of Yaroslavl, on the Volga River about 150 miles from Moscow.
Moscow, Shawwal 10, 1432, Sep 8, 2011, SPA -- Russia began three days of mourning Thursday for the 43 people who died when a plane carrying an ice hockey team crashed near the central city of Yaroslavl, according to dpa.
The Russians Emergency Situations Ministry said the Yak-42 plane crashed into the shores of the Volga River immediately after leaving the airport near the western city of Yaroslavl, 150 miles north-east of Moscow.
Summary: A plane carrying a Russian hockey team has crashed near the city of Yaroslavl on Wednesday, with 43 people on board being feared dead.