from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of south-central Russia on the Ob River east of Omsk. An important transportation hub on the Trans-Siberian Railroad, it prospered after the development of the Kuznetsk Basin. Population: 1,410,000.
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- proper n. A city in Siberia, Russia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A city in the Asian part of Russia. Much Soviet military research was performed there, and until the 1990's it was restricted from entry by foreigners.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a city in the Asian part of Russia on the Ob river; largest city in Siberia
From Russian Новосиби́рск, from новый (nóvyj) "new" and Сибирь (Sibír') "Siberia". (Wiktionary)