Bogorodsk

Bogorodsk

[bog-uh-rotsk; Russian buh-guh-rawtsk]
noun
former name of Noginsk.
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bogorodsk

city, Moscow oblast (province), western Russia, on the Klyazma River east of Moscow. Originally Yamskaya village, it became the town of Bogorodsk in 1781 and was renamed Noginsk in 1930. It is one of the largest Russian textile centres; cotton forms most of its production. Pop. (1991 est.) 122,700.

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