from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of eastern Russia at the confluence of the Amur and Zeya rivers. It is a port and railroad hub. Population: 218,000.
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- proper n. A city in Siberia, Russia, on the border with China, the administrative centre of Amur Oblast.
Russian Благовещение (Blagovéščenije, "Annunciation"), named after the Church of Annunciation. (Wiktionary)