Definitions

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  • n. A Russian ‘castle’ or fortified, central complex, as found in various Russian cities.

Etymologies

Ultimately from Old East Slavic кремль. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Indian TV was witness to Rajiv Gandhi being ushered into a great hall in kremlin, alone, one to one, without aides.

    Why are South Indians so smart?

  • ITAR-TASS, www.kremlin.ru by permission of Presidential Press and Information Office

    The Return

  • But of course I never got near them; it was into the kremlin for Flash and his heavenly twins, and two nights in a steaming cell before they put us aboard a steamer for the trip across the Caspian.

    The Sky Writer

  • An onion-domed Russian Orthodox church has long dominated Kazan's little walled kremlin, reflecting the fact that 45 percent of Tatarstan's population is Russian.

    Wanting Out Of Russia

  • Date: 2008-03-02, 4:00PM EST anybody want to trade my all black chrome metropolis bag in good condition for their kremlin .

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Head out to the Trapeznaya Restaurant, inside the Suzdal kremlin, for Russian cuisine in a majestic setting.

    The Travel Advisory

  • The kremlin walls are four meters thick and 20 meters tall.

    Escape From Moscow:

  • Kolomna's kremlin rivaled Moscow's in length and was designed so defenders could repel attackers with frontal fire from the walls and flanking fire from the towers.

    Escape From Moscow:

  • We want to get some reaction now from the kremlin.

    CNN Transcript Dec 19, 2007

  • Putin not happy about that being built on his doorstep, though the kremlin spokesman today tried to downplay this talk.

    CNN Transcript Jul 1, 2007

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  • The Russian government.

    January 10, 2008