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  • A city of northwest Russia on Lake Onega northeast of St. Petersburg. Peter the Great built an ironworks here in 1703. Population: 266,000.

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  • proper n. The capital of the Republic of Karelia, Russia.

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From Russian Пётр (Pyotr, Peter) and завод (plant, factory).

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