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

  • A city of western Russia west of Simbirsk. Founded as a fort in the 1600s, it is a manufacturing and processing center. Population: 299,000.

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  • proper n. The capital city of Mordovia, Russia


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  • Russian news agencies reported election-related demonstrations in Kaliningrad, Saransk and several other cities.

    Gorbachev Adds to Criticism of Russia Vote

  • Three of the 13 proposed host cities – Kazan, Saransk and Nizhny Novgorod – are in the heart of the crisis regions although none would feature in Fifa's visit.

    Co-operative Bank extends credit to save Sheffield Wednesday

  • Shishkina, a 51-year-old school teacher, is proud that Saransk was among the 13 cities picked.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • The choice of Saransk, a tidy town of five-story, Soviet-style concrete apartment blocks, raises a number of questions, including: Why does the biggest sport event on earth need a provincial town of 300,000 people, a good 600 kilometers 350 miles from Moscow?

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Saransk is located for 15 years, also claim that he and his family stand to profit from World

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Volunteers also continued to aid the effort, with reports Saturday saying one volunteer had died in the town of Saransk.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Grigoryeva, who originates from Saransk in Mordovia and previously had dated Bond star Timothy Dalton, had a baby with Gibson in October.

    The Moscow Times

  • Saransk, a Volga city of 300,000 some 400 miles 630 kilometers from Moscow, only has a few hotels, an airport that can only handle short-range planes and roads full of potholes.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Krasnodar, Saransk, Samara, Yekaterinburg and Rostov-on-Don: cities most football fans will not have heard of.

    The Guardian World News

  • Investigators say that the Saransk-based Nobilis Ordo Diaboli group recruited young people from across the region between 2003 and 2009.

    RIA Novosti

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