from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of western Russia on the Volga River east-southeast of Moscow. Founded in 1586 as a stronghold to defend river trade and the eastern frontier, it was temporarily the capital of the USSR from 1941 to 1943. From 1935 to 1991 it was known as Kuibyshev. Population: 1,150,000.
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- proper n. A city in Russia, the sixth-largest in the country by population.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A dry, indehiscent, usually one-seeded, winged fruit, as that of the ash, maple, and elm; a key or key fruit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, a dry, indehiscent, usually one-seeded fruit provided with a wing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple
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SAMARA, Russia -- A criminal case against the editor of an independent newspaper in the southwestern Russian city of Samara has been closed, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.
"Samara" is a gem of a building and all efforts should be made to visit it and experience it first hand.
It was built in Samara so Stalin could flee here had Moscow fallen during World War II.
AND, then you have the HIGHLY SUSPICIOUS bombing of the Golden Mosque in Samara, which George Dumbya mentioned for two or so years, every time he speech-ified.
Nathan Brown who was killed Easter Sunday 2004 in Samara, Iraq.
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There's been a deadly string of attacks in the Iraqi city of Samara, which is about 60 miles north of Baghdad.
D’Anville placed Samara, is too much to the south; and is a modern town built by Caliph Morasen.
Thence it is two days to the river Samara, which is the commencement of the land of Persia.
In Samara, which is now on Moscow time, some residents rallied against the change.