from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northwest Russia on the northern Kola Peninsula on an inlet of the Barents Sea. A major ice-free port, it was the terminus of an important supply line to the USSR in World Wars I and II. Population: 325,000.
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- proper n. A city in the far north of Russia, centre of Murmansk oblast.
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- n. a port city in northwestern Russia on the Kola Peninsula; the largest city to the north of the Arctic Circle; an important supply line to Russia in World War I and World War II
Later that very same year, in Murmansk, an acquaintance who was a friend and erstwhile colleague of the Deputy Director throughout the Far
I close my eyes, and suddenly I am back in Murmansk by his bed, the smells of formaldehyde and ether saturating the air.
Twelve years ago, before I emigrated to the United States, when I was an inmate on the psychiatric ward of the Northern Fleet Hospital, in Murmansk, Sasha was brought to Unit A after he chopped off his thumb with an ax.
A Russian naval officer in Murmansk who crawled through a hole in the fence surrounding a submarine fuel facility ... entered a building that was unlocked, broke into a locker, hacked off a 10-lb. chunk of enriched uranium and hid it in his garage.
Our eyes met, and it was as if I were looking into Sasha's eyes, back in Murmansk.
He never returned to Leningrad, and I never told anyone I had seen him in Murmansk.
In Murmansk, which is ice-free, where large tankers will be loaded.
This comes as more of the crew's families arrive in Murmansk, which is home for the Kursk.
O'BRIEN: All right, CNN's Steve Harrigan reporting from Murmansk, which is the home quarters for the North Fleet.
CNN's Steve Harrigan by telephone now in Murmansk, which is on the northern edge of Russia.
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