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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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


Borrowed from Russian Мурманск (Murmansk). (Wiktionary)



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