What does Moscow mean?

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ˈmɒs koʊ, -kaʊMoscow

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Moscow, capital of the Russian Federation, Russian capital(noun)

    a city of central European Russia; formerly capital of both the Soviet Union and Soviet Russia; since 1991 the capital of the Russian Federation

Wiktionary

  1. Moscow(ProperNoun)

    The capital city of Russia.

  2. Moscow(ProperNoun)

    The government of Russia or the Soviet Union

  3. Moscow(ProperNoun)

    A city in Idaho, USA

  4. Moscow(ProperNoun)

    A town name in Iowa, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Indiana, Pensylvania, etc. in the USA

Freebase

  1. Moscow

    Moscow is the capital city and the most populous federal subject of Russia. The city is a major political, economic, cultural and scientific center in Russia and in Eurasia. According to Forbes 2012, Moscow has the second largest community of billionaires in the world. Moscow is the northernmost megacity on Earth, the most populous city in Europe, and the 6th largest city proper in the world. It is the largest city in Russia with a population, according to the 2010 Census, of 11,503,501. By its territorial expansion on July 1, 2012 southwest into the Moscow Oblast, the capital increased its area 2.5 times; from about 1,000 square kilometers up to 2,511 square kilometers, and gained additional population of 233,000 people. Moscow is situated on the Moskva River in the Central Federal District of European Russia. In the course of its history the city has served as the capital of a progression of states, from the medieval Grand Duchy of Moscow and the subsequent Tsardom of Russia to the Soviet Union. Moscow is the site of the Moscow Kremlin, a medieval city-fortress that is today the residence of the Russian president. The Moscow Kremlin is also one of several World Heritage Sites in the city. Both chambers of the Russian parliament also sit in Moscow.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Moscow

    on the Moskwa River, in the centre of European Russia, 370 m. SE. of St. Petersburg; was before 1713 the capital, and is still a great industrial and commercial centre; its manufactures include textiles, leather, chemicals, and machinery; it does a great trade in grain, timber, metals from the Urals, and furs, hides, &c., from Asia; besides the great cathedral there are many churches, palaces, and museums, a university, library, picture-gallery, and observatory; the enclosure called the Kremlin or citadel is the most sacred spot in Russia; thrice in the 18th century the city was devastated by fire, and again in 1812 to compel Napoleon to retire.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. moscow

    A city of Russia in Europe, situated on the river Moskwa, 375 miles southeast from St. Petersburg. It was the ancient capital of Russia, and was founded about 1147. It was plundered by Timur, 1382; by the Tartars, 1451 and 1477; ravaged by Ladislas of Poland in 1611. It was entered by Napoleon I. and the French, September 14, 1812; the governor, Rostopchin, ordered it to be set on fire (11,840 houses burnt, besides palaces and churches), September 15, 1812. It was evacuated by the French in October, 1812.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Moscow

    From the River Moskwa, on which the city was built.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Moscow' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3198

How to pronounce Moscow?

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How to say Moscow in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Moscow in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Moscow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Moscow in a Sentence

  1. Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta:

    One time, I was visiting with him in his dacha outside of Moscow, and he was going on and on, you know, just listing all of the problems that he thinks are caused by the United States, ... I said, ‘You know, Mr. Prime Minister, we actually have some things in common. We both want to protect wildlife, and I know how committed you are to protecting the tiger.’ I mean, all of a sudden, he sat up straight and his eyes got big and he goes, ‘You care about the tiger?’.

  2. Michael Cohen:

    There were changes made, additions -- Jay Sekulow, for one, there were several changes that were made including how we were going to handle that message, which was -- the message of course being -- the length of time that the Trump Tower Moscow project stayed and remained alive.

  3. Rushan Abbyasov:

    However, according to our agreement with the Moscow government, we will start considering new projects. God willing, another massive mosque will appear.

  4. Mayor Sobyanin:

    Half of all people who came from abroad passed through Moscow, and the Muscovites themselves love to travel as well, many people have also visited Courchevel and brought a suitcase of viruses from there.

  5. Rudy Giuliani:

    My recent statements about discussions during the 2016 campaign between Michael Cohen and then-candidate Donald Trump about a potential Trump Moscow' project' were hypothetical and not based on conversations I had with The President, my comments did not represent the actual timing or circumstances of any such discussions. The point is that the proposal was in the earliest stage and did not advance beyond a free non-binding letter of intent.

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