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Orel

[aw-rel, oh-rel; Russian uh-ryawl] /ɔˈrɛl, oʊˈrɛl; Russian ʌˈryɔl/
noun
1.
a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, on the left bank of the Oka River, S of Moscow.
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  • Finally, tiring of the law, he went to the Government of Orel, where he was a landowner and a noble.

    The History of a Lie Herman Bernstein
  • This was Nicholas Naumoff, a youngster of twenty, the only son of the governor of Orel.

    Remarkable Rogues Charles Kingston
  • He could join us three days later in Vienna, and then we should all proceed to Orel, where important affairs claimed his presence.

    Marie Tarnowska Annie Vivanti
  • Natacha was seven years old when Feodor Feodorovitch was appointed governor of Orel.

    The Secret of the Night Gaston Leroux
  • Feodor and Ermolai were deep in conversation about the Orel country.

    The Secret of the Night Gaston Leroux
  • He was born at Orel, the birthplace of Turgenev, in 1871, and is thus only two years younger than Gorki.

    Essays on Russian Novelists William Lyon Phelps
  • Yes, yes; and Mademoiselle Natacha, does she know it is to Orel you have decided to retire?

    The Secret of the Night Gaston Leroux
  • One, Orel No. 25, was selected as being superior in many respects to the others and was finally named Vladimir.

    The Cherries of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • He was paying for the iniquitous vow that had been wrung from me that night at Orel when the three men pursued me in the darkness.

    Marie Tarnowska Annie Vivanti
  • He went to the government of Orel, where he became a landowner and a sort of petty noble.

British Dictionary definitions for Orel

Orel

/Russian aˈrjɔl/
noun
1.
a city in W Russia; founded in 1564 but damaged during World War II. Pop: 333 000 (2005 est)
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