Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th 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.

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  • proper noun A city in the far north of Russia, centre of Murmansk oblast.

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  • noun 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

Etymologies

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Borrowed from Russian Мурманск (Murmansk).

Examples

  • Later that very same year, in Murmansk, an acquaintance who was a friend and erstwhile colleague of the Deputy Director throughout the Far

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  • I close my eyes, and suddenly I am back in Murmansk by his bed, the smells of formaldehyde and ether saturating the air.

    Tell Them, Please Tell Them

  • 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.

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  • 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.

    Tell Them, Please Tell Them

  • I close my eyes, and suddenly I am back in Murmansk by his bed, the smells of formaldehyde and ether saturating the air.

    Tell Them, Please Tell Them

  • 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.

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  • 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.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » 2004 » October

  • He never returned to Leningrad, and I never told anyone I had seen him in Murmansk.

    Tell Them, Please Tell Them

  • Our eyes met, and it was as if I were looking into Sasha's eyes, back in Murmansk.

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  • He never returned to Leningrad, and I never told anyone I had seen him in Murmansk.

    Tell Them, Please Tell Them

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