Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast Russia north of Vladivostok. It was laid out and settled in 1932 by members of Komsomol, the Communist youth organization. Population: 276,000.

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  • proper n. Komsomolsk-na-Amure or Komsomolsk-on-Amur - a city in Khabarovsk Krai, Russia on the Amur river.
  • proper n. a town in Ivanovo Oblast, Russia; an urban-type settlement in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia; a rural locality in Khabarovsk Krai, Russia; name of several other rural localities in Russia; a city in Poltava Oblast, Ukraine

Etymologies

From Russian комсомол (komsomól) (Komsomol, Young Communist League) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Golts visited the Nerpa in 2000 while it was still under construction in the Amur shipyard in the Russian Pacific port of Komsomolsk-on-Amur and spoke to its crew and engineers.

    Tragedy Under The Sea

  • Rosneft said refining of high-margin petroleum products rose 81% from a year earlier, buoyed by growth at the company's Tuapse and Komsomolsk refineries, as well as acquisitions.

    Rosneft's Profit Surges on Higher Oil Prices

  • A perfectly legitimate scientific expedition, some sort of geological survey team, called up from Komsomolsk in urgent need of transportation services, their pilot having gotten drunk and disappeared for parts unknown with their aircraft.

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  • After much trial and error, the yards at Komsomolsk and Severodvinsk were finally launching fleet submarines that were quiet and were equipped with sonar systems designed exclusively for passive operations.

    Pressure Point

  • 'In a place like Komsomolsk they're ten hours ahead of Moscow,' the teletype operator said.

    Gorky Park

  • Soviet radar personnel stationed at Komsomolsk-na-Amure on the Siberian maritime reported KAL 007 disappearing from radar screen at 1000 ft altitude due to radar inability to track below that altitude. ''

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  • Sukhoi has moved its PAK FA/T-50 stealth fighter prototype from KnAAPO's Komsomolsk-on-Amur site in Siberia to Zhukovsky air base near Moscow for continued testing.

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  • Soviet radar personnel stationed at Komsomolsk-na-Amure on the Siberian maritime reported KAL 007 disappearing from radar screen at 1000 ft altitude due to radar inability to track below that altitude.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Global Voices rounds up Russian reaction to the Komsomolsk-on-Amur city court's decision to require an internet provider to completely ban access to Youtube because it hosted extremist content.

    Siberian Light

  • The court in Komsomolsk-on-Amur in Khabarovsk region in the Russian far east ordered

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