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

  • A city of northwest Russia northwest of St. Petersburg on the Gulf of Finland near the Finnish border. A Swedish castle was built here in 1293 and captured by Russian forces in 1710. Population: 78,500.

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  • proper n. a city in Leningrad oblast (now part of Russia, in earlier times part of Finland), pop. 79,224 (as of 2002), also spelled Viborg


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  • Here old friends return - Colonel Vyborg, of Polish military intelligence, who made his debut in Dark Star, the mysterious Doctor Lapp, Captain de Milja, the subject of The Polish Officer, gets a mention, and no Furst novel would be complete without a visit to the Brasserie Heinninger in Paris.

    July 26th, 2008

  • There is a huge model of Vyborg in the Lappeenranta city museum so the Finns know what it was like before their destructive neighbors captured it.

    Think Progress » Putin Jabs Bush: ‘We Certainly Would Not Want…The Same Kind of Democracy As They Have in Iraq’

  • Last September, Russia and Germany signed a deal to build a $5 billion gas pipeline running 1,200 kilometers under the Baltic from Vyborg near St. Petersburg to Greifswald on Germany's northeastern coast.

    Roiling the Baltic Waters

  • He going to south of France then taking immigrants from Vyborg in Russia to New York on Fuzhou Dragon.

    The Stone Monkey

  • Eight thousand would get them from Vyborg to New York and back to Southampton, England, for refueling.

    The Stone Monkey

  • It left Vyborg, Russia, at 0845 hours fourteen days ago and is presently — I'm estimating now — about three hundred miles off the coast of New York.

    The Stone Monkey

  • There they'd climbed into a shipping container, been driven 120 kilometers to the town of Vyborg and boarded the Fuzhou Dragon, which Sen had sailed into the Russian port just the day before.

    The Stone Monkey

  • An offensive against the Finns delivered Vyborg into Soviet hands.


  • Finland accepted peace, negotiated at Moscow, ceding to the USSR the Karelian Isthmus, the city of Viipuri (Vyborg), a naval base at Hangö, and territories totaling 16,173 square miles, with a population of 450,000.

    1940, March 12

  • The wreck of a ninth - or tenth-century Viking ship belonging to the Varenghi, a Viking tribe, has been found in Dalnaja Bay near Vyborg, Russia.

    Viking Ship in Russian Waters


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