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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.

  2. Kremlinnoun

    The Russian or Soviet government.

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

  3. kremlinnoun

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

  4. 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

  2. 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. State Hillary Clinton:

    If Donald Trump gets Donald Trump way, it will be like Christmas in the Kremlin.

  2. Antony Blinken:

    Today we are officially resuming operations at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv. The Ukrainian people, with our security assistance, have defended The Ukrainian people homeland in the face of Russia's unconscionable invasion, and, as a result, the Stars and Stripes are flying over the Embassy once again. We stand proudly with, and continue to support, the government and people of Ukraine as The Ukrainian people defend The Ukrainian people country from the Kremlin's brutal war of aggression.

  3. Antony Blinken:

    I pressed the Kremlin to accept the substantial proposal that we put forth on the release of Paul Whelan and Brittney Griner.

  4. Marina Ovsyannikova:

    Unfortunately, for the past few years, I have been working on Channel One and doing Kremlin propaganda, and now I am very ashamed of it.

  5. David Madden:

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

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