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Novgorod

[nov-guh-rod; Russian nawv-guh-ruh t] /ˈnɒv gəˌrɒd; Russian ˈnɔv gə rət/
noun
1.
a city in the Russian Federation in Europe, SE of St. Petersburg: a former capital of Russia.
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Novgorod

/Russian ˈnɔvɡərət/
noun
1.
a city in NW Russia, on the Volkhov River; became a principality in 862 under Rurik, an event regarded as the founding of the Russian state; a major trading centre in the Middle Ages; destroyed by Ivan the Terrible in 1570. Pop: 215 000 (2005 est)
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