What does Kremlin mean?

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ˈkrɛm lɪnKrem·lin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kremlinnoun

    citadel of Moscow, housing the offices of the Russian government

  2. kremlinnoun

    citadel of a Russian town


  1. Kremlinnoun

    The Moscow Kremlin official residence of the president of Russia.

    Etymology: Ultimately from кремль.

  2. Kremlinnoun

    The Russian or Soviet government.

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

    Etymology: Ultimately from кремль.

  3. kremlinnoun

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

    Etymology: Ultimately from кремль.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kremlinnoun

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

    Etymology: [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.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Kremlin

    The citadel of Moscow, so called from the Russian krem, a fortress.

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  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

Examples of Kremlin in a Sentence

  1. Samuel Greene:

    Clearly the Kremlin feels it should and can insert itself into domestic politics in other countries in much the same way it believes the United States and Europe insert themselves into Russian politics, in their view it is fair play. They have seen the West involving itself in politics in Ukraine and other former parts of the Soviet space and feel they should be able to pretty much do the same thing.

  2. Petro Poroshenko:

    It is actually about the Kremlin's preparations for the next step of aggression against our state - the annexation of the Ukrainian Donbass or the creation of a Russian enclave in Ukraine.

  3. Sebastian Gorka:

    If you have a broad historical sense you will understand that even if Putin says he's killing terrorists or even if China says they're fighting the Uyghur nationalists that doesn't mean they're on our side, putin is a former KGB colonel, he's a thug, he's a vicious man. He runs a country in which journalists get murdered if they disagree with the Kremlin. China is the world's last communist dictatorship. It may be running around doing quasi-capitalist things but it is a one party state and to say that we have shared interests. No Mr. Trump, we don't and we should really stick to the friends we already have.

  4. Bill Evanina:

    This is consistent with Moscow's public criticism of him when he was Vice President for his role in the Obama Administration's policies on Ukraine and its support for the anti-Putin opposition inside Russia, some Kremlin-linked actors are also seeking to boost President Trump's candidacy on social media and Russian television.

  5. Jamie Fly:

    The clear intent of the Kremlin's campaign against RFE/RL and other independent media in Russia is to force these outlets to either abandon freedom of speech and journalist integrity or to abandon the profession.

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    immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
    • A. cosmopolitan
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