What does kremlin mean?

Definitions for kremlin
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. Deacon Andrei Kuraev:

    There's an attempt by Patriarch Kirill to offer himself to the state and to the Kremlin as a faithful pillar, a faithful ally. There is an illusion in the Kremlin that they can use this ally to promote the correct electoral behavior, i am against this political union.

  2. Robert Maginnis:

    I suspect many modern Russians get their news from a variety of sources and not just state-sponsored outlets, today, for example, there were reports of demonstrations popping up across a number of Russian cities protesting the Kremlin's assault on Ukraine.Most Russian people consider Ukrainians family, not enemies.

  3. 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.

  4. Mac Isaac:

    Joe went out on, I believe, two televised debates and claimed that the laptop was Russian disinformation and coming from the Kremlin, hunter Biden went out on CNN and MSNBC and I believe a couple of other outlets to say that he doesn't know, it could be stolen, it could be the Russians, it could be hacked.

  5. The State Department:

    Long before the Kremlin launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine, it had stepped up its campaign of disinformation and censorship of independent media and continues to do so even during the war of aggression.

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    incapable of being atoned for
    • A. inexpiable
    • B. sesquipedalian
    • C. jejune
    • D. tenebrous

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