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ˈmɒs koʊ, -kaʊmos·cow

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Moscow, capital of the Russian Federation, Russian capitalnoun

    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. Moscownoun

    The capital city of Russia.

  2. Moscownoun

    The government of Russia or the Soviet Union

  3. Moscownoun

    A city in Idaho, USA

  4. Moscownoun

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

Wikipedia

  1. Moscow

    Moscow ( MOS-koh, US chiefly MOS-kow; Russian: Москва, tr. Moskva, IPA: [mɐskˈva] (listen)) is the capital and largest city of Russia. The city stands on the Moskva River in Central Russia, with a population estimated at 13.0 million residents within the city limits, over 17 million residents in the urban area, and over 21.5 million residents in the metropolitan area. The city covers an area of 2,511 square kilometers (970 sq mi), while the urban area covers 5,891 square kilometers (2,275 sq mi), and the metropolitan area covers over 26,000 square kilometers (10,000 sq mi). Moscow is among the world's largest cities; being the most populous city entirely in Europe, the largest urban and metropolitan area in Europe, and the largest city by land area on the European continent.First documented in 1147, Moscow grew to become a prosperous and powerful city that served as the capital of the Grand Duchy that bears its name. When the Grand Duchy of Moscow evolved into the Tsardom of Russia, Moscow remained the political and economic center for most of the Tsardom's history. When the Tsardom was reformed into the Russian Empire, the capital was moved from Moscow to Saint Petersburg diminishing the influence of the city. The capital was then moved back to Moscow following the October Revolution and the city was brought back as the political center of the Russian SFSR and then the Soviet Union. In the aftermath of the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Moscow remained the capital city of the contemporary and newly established Russian Federation. The northernmost and coldest megacity in the world, with a history that spans eight centuries, Moscow is governed as a federal city (since 1993) that serves as the political, economic, cultural, and scientific center of Russia and Eastern Europe. As an alpha world city, Moscow has one of the world's largest urban economies. The city is one of the fastest-growing tourist destinations in the world, and is one of Europe's most visited cities. Moscow is home to the seventh-highest number of billionaires of any city in the world. The Moscow International Business Center is one of the largest financial centers in Europe and the world, and features the majority of Europe's tallest skyscrapers. Moscow was the host city of the 1980 Summer Olympics, and one of the host cities of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.As the historic core of Russia, Moscow serves as the home of numerous Russian artists, scientists, and sports figures due to the presence of its various museums, academic and political institutions, and theaters. The city is home to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is well known for its display of Russian architecture, particularly its historic Red Square, and buildings such as the Saint Basil's Cathedral and the Moscow Kremlin, of which the latter serves as the seat of power of the Government of Russia. Moscow is home to many Russian companies in numerous industries and is served by a comprehensive transit network, which includes four international airports, ten railway terminals, a tram system, a monorail system, and most notably the Moscow Metro, the busiest metro system in Europe, and one of the largest rapid transit systems in the world. The city has over 40 percent of its territory covered by greenery, making it one of the greenest cities in Europe and the world.

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  1. Moscow

    Moscow is the capital and largest city of Russia. It is situated on the Moskva River and serves as an important political, economic, cultural, and administrative center of the country. It has a rich history, dating back to the 12th century, and is known for its iconic landmarks such as the Kremlin, Red Square, and St. Basil's Cathedral. Moscow is also a major global city, with a diverse population, vibrant arts scene, high-rise skyscrapers, and extensive transportation network.

Wikidata

  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.

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

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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. Mark Jowsey:

    We've been having a really good time so far... You feel really safe and secure, as opposed to before we came out, nobody knew what to expect. That's why there haven't been many England fans here, moscow is one of the best places I have ever been.

  2. Gennady Gudkov:

    Moreover, it has increased specifically in Moscow.

  3. Mateusz Morawiecki:

    This attack which Lukashenko is conducting has its mastermind in Moscow, the mastermind is President Putin.

  4. Rushan Abbyasov:

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

  5. Kim Jong:

    Kim does not want to look too dependent on Washington, Beijing and Seoul, as for Russia, the Putin-Kim summit will reaffirm Moscow's place as a major player on the Korean Peninsula. This meeting is important for Russian international prestige.

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