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Syzran

[siz-ruh n; Russian si-zruh n] /ˈsɪz rən; Russian ˈsɪ zrən/
noun
1.
a city in the E Russian Federation in Europe, on the Volga.
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Syzran

/Russian ˈsizrənj/
noun
1.
a port in W central Russia, on the Volga River: oil refining. Pop: 191 000 (2005 est)
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city, Samara oblast (province), western Russia. It lies along the Volga River at the latter's confluence with the Syzran River. Founded in 1683 as a stronghold at the eastern end of the Syzran defensive line, the city is a significant river port and an important centre of the western Volga-Urals oil field. Oil refining, manufacture of chemicals, glassmaking, timber working, and food processing are the city's principal industries. Pop. (1993 est.) 175,900

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