Definitions for kremlinˈkrɛm lɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kremlin(noun)

    citadel of Moscow, housing the offices of the Russian government

  2. kremlin(noun)

    citadel of a Russian town

Wiktionary

  1. Kremlin(ProperNoun)

    The Moscow Kremlin official residence of the president of Russia.

  2. Kremlin(ProperNoun)

    The Russian or Soviet government.

    The Kremlin announced plans to increase funding for museums and the arts.

  3. kremlin(Noun)

    A Russian u2018castleu2019 or fortified, central complex, as found in various Russian cities.

  4. Origin: Ultimately from кремль.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kremlin(noun)

    the citadel of a town or city; especially, the citadel of Moscow, a large inclosure which contains imperial palaces, cathedrals, churches, an arsenal, etc

  2. Origin: [Russ. kremle.]

Freebase

  1. Kremlin

    A kremlin is a major fortified central complex found in historic Russian cities. This word is often used to refer to the most famous one, the Moscow Kremlin, or metonymically to the government that is based there. Outside Russia, the name Kremlin is sometimes mistakenly thought of as being Saint Basil's Cathedral because of its distinctive environment, although the cathedral is not a part of the Moscow Kremlin. Russia's presidential administration is located in the Moscow Kremlin. During the Cold War the government of the USSR was located in the Moscow Kremlin but now the Russian government occupies a building outside it.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Kremlin

    gigantic pile of buildings in Moscow of all styles of architecture;, including palaces, cathedrals, museums, government offices; founded by Ivan III. in 1485.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yevgenia Albats:

    If you are loyal (to the Kremlin) you get ads. If you are not loyal, you don't get ads.

  2. David Madden:

    Traders are viewing no reaction from Russia as good news, but many dealers are still keeping an eye on the Kremlin.

  3. Vadim Prokhorov:

    Because if you can do that next to the Kremlin, then is it not possible to do it along the route of the (presidential) motorcade?

  4. David Madden:

    Equity markets are moving higher as the dust settles from the political fallout between Russia and Turkey, traders are viewing no reaction from Russia as good news, but many dealers are still keeping an eye on the Kremlin.

  5. Chris Smith:

    His condition has not improved since ; he has not regained consciousness, his wife, Yevgenia, said in an e-mail to RFE/RL and other media outlets. Kara-Murza ’s father, a prominent journalist, told Russian media Thursday that the situation appears to be more serious than we thought. His lungs are being artificially ventilated, he is connected to 10 devices. Related ImageExpand / ContractKara-Murza,( l.), is an outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, as was his ally, Boris Nemtsov,( r.). , who was gunned down near the Kremlin in February. ( Reuters) Kara-Murza's father is a journalist with RFE/RL ’s Russian Service. The activist's family was stopped short of raising public questions about whether foul play was involved. There is no criminal case so far, none has been opened because he is simply a normal patient who arrived at a Moscow hospital by ambulance. That ’s his status, nothing more, his father told a radio station. Our task right now is to bring him to a normal trajectory of recuperation. We ’ll establish the cause [ of the illness ] later. Open Russia was founded by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, an oil oligarch and Kremlin opponent who lives in Switzerland after Mikhail Khodorkovsky was pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2013 following 10 years in prison. Open Russia's new documentary accuses Kadyrov, a former rebel fighter who joined forces with the Kremlin in 2000, of participating in murders and torture in the North Caucasus republic. Related ImageExpand / ContractChechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was accused of torture and murder in the new documentary. ( Reuters) Both the Kremlin and Kadyrov have denied involvement in the killing of Boris Nemtsov, although Kadyrov praised the main suspect in the case, a former Chechen police officer, as a.

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