novonikolayevsk

Novosibirsk

[noh-vuh-suh-beersk; Russian nuh-vuh-syi-byeersk]
noun
a city in the SW Russian Federation in Asia, on the Ob.
Formerly Novonikolayevsk [noh-vuh-nik-uh-lah-yefsk; Russian nuh-vuh-nyi-kuh-lah-yifsk] .
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Novosibirsk (Russian nəvəsiˈbirsk)
 
n
a city in W central Russia, on the River Ob: the largest town in Siberia; developed with the coming of the Trans-Siberian railway in 1893; important industrial centre. Pop: 1 425 000 (2005 est)

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