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Kolomna

[kuh-lawm-nuh] /kʌˈlɔm nə/
noun
1.
a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, SE of Moscow.
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  • "You know that portion of the city which is called Kolomna," he began.

    Taras Bulba and Other Tales Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
  • The Russian troops were rapidly concentrated near Kolomna, on the banks of the Oka, to dispute the passage of the river.

    The Empire of Russia John S. C. Abbott
  • The uncle, however, so far had pity for his vanquished nephew as to appoint him to the governorship of the city of Kolomna.

    The Empire of Russia John S. C. Abbott
  • They departed by the gate of Kolomna, surrounded by a multitude of women, children, and aged persons in deep affliction.

    History of the Expedition to Russia Count Philip de Segur
  • After these great people and aristocracy of Kolomna, come the rank and file.

    Taras Bulba and Other Tales Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
  • In fact, one watchman in Kolomna saw with his own eyes the apparition come from behind a house.

    Taras Bulba and Other Tales Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
  • The next city we came to was Kolomna , passing a very large bridge over the Monstrus which flows into the Wolga.

  • Its area was increased by him by the towns of Periaslaf, Zabiesski and Kolomna.

    The Story of Russia R. Van Bergen, M.A.
  • The journey of Vassali, from Kolomna to Moscow, a distance of two hundred miles, was a brilliant triumph.

    The Empire of Russia John S. C. Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for Kolomna

Kolomna

/Russian kaˈlɔmnə/
noun
1.
a city in the W central Russia, at the confluence of the Moskva and Oka Rivers: railway engineering centre. Pop: 151 500 (1999 est)
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