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

  • A city of south-central Russia southeast of Novosibirsk. Founded by Cossacks in 1617, it was developed as an iron and steel center in the 1930s. Population: 563,000.

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  • proper n. A city in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.


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  • When a huge gold-plated statue of a sausage was unveiled in the small Russian town of Novokuznetsk, it seemed final proof the world had gone crazy about this most precious of metals.

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  • Orlov was able to start his professional career by joining the Bears this past weekend after his KHL team, Metallurg Novokuznetsk, failed to qualify for the playoffs.

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  • That night we traveled on a train from Novokuznetsk to Novosibirsk where Rose and Piper and little Sean had lived as missionaries and humanitarian aid workers.

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  • He realizes now that he has missed a lot of the sleazier corners, and he is beginning to hope that they won't come any sleazier than Novokuznetsk, the capital of the Siberian Republic.

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  • Authorized UN datatrace reveals that signal's origin to be the Commandant's palace in Novokuznetsk, Siberia.

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  • The rioting hasn't been bad in Novokuznetsk, or so they assure Klieg, but that's just compared to what it is everywhere else.

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  • Influence needs to be exerted toward getting Klieg out of jail in Novokuznetsk; it's pretty obvious to everyone that he was Hardshaw and Rivera's inside man and tipped them off to everything as it broke.

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  • Alabama (not quite out of hurricane reach but up where there's a good chance MOTHER OF STORMS of riding it out), and partly to here, Novokuznetsk.

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  • Right now there's a warm rain drenching Novokuznetsk, running black and greasy off the raw new buildings, puddling brown and gray with JOHN BARNES rainbow slicks all over the lumpy concrete roadway.

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  • Novokuznetsk is not the first city on Earth to have all the buildings coated with thick coal soot, but it's the latest, and more is being added all the time.

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