What does Kremlin mean?

Definitions for Kremlin
ˈkrɛm lɪnKrem·lin

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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.

    Etymology: Ultimately from кремль.

  2. Kremlin(ProperNoun)

    The Russian or Soviet government.

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

    Etymology: Ultimately from кремль.

  3. kremlin(Noun)

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

    Etymology: 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

    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.

How to pronounce Kremlin?

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How to say Kremlin in sign language?

  1. kremlin


  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. Sergei Skripal:

    Our quarrel is with Putin’s Kremlin, and with this decision, and we think it overwhelmingly likely that it was his decision to direct the use of a nerve agent on the streets of the U.K., on the streets of Europe, for the first time since the Second World War, that is why we are at odds with Russia.

  2. 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.

  3. Richard Burr:

    I accept that there is some preliminary activity that suggests that Some Kremlin-linked actors might try again, it wouldn't surprise me if Russia tries something again of the same general genre before.

  4. Greg Saichin:

    The question investors have is: who is next? Could you extend Rusal-style sanctions to other companies? Potentially they could, we know of a number of individuals who are either owners of companies or have stakes in companies, who may be next in line ... There is oligarch risk so we have moved to reduce the Kremlin element in the portfolio.

  5. Uzbekistan John Herbst:

    I think it speaks to the ambiguities of our policy on The Russians. Point of fact, the policy overall is pretty good. It could be better, but it's pretty good. But you have the unusual factor of the President's unwillingness to criticize President Putin or the Kremlin. And so that makes the policy a little bit unusual, and that's obviously not a positive.

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