from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of western Russia south-southwest of Moscow. First mentioned in 1095, it was destroyed by the Mongols in 1240 and rebuilt as a fortress in 1586. Population: 406,000.
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- proper n. A city in Russia; the administrative center of Kursk Oblast, Russia; scene of a major World War II battle between Soviet and German forces in 1943.
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- n. a city of southwestern Russia
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