What does kremlin mean?

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


  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.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kremlin

    krem′lin, n. a citadel, specially that of Moscow. [Russ. kremli.]

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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kremlin in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kremlin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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