Definitions

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  • A city of western Russia on the Volga River northeast of Moscow.

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  • proper noun A city in Russia.
  • proper noun A Russian oblast.

Etymologies

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From Russian Яросла́вль.

Examples

  • I was in Yaroslavl in 1990 watching women line up at the communal pump for water like it was still the 19th century.

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  • GAZ will offer its new line of diesel engines from its plant in Yaroslavl, Russia, Mr. Andersson said.

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  • The following statement, titled "Yaroslavl plane tragedy," was issued by Russia's Kontinental Hockey League on Wednesday after a passenger jet went down as it tried to take off in western Russia.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry said the plane - a Yak-42 - crashed immediately after taking off from an airport nearly Yaroslavl, which is about 150 miles northeast of Moscow.

    The Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - The Washington Post

  • The following statement, titled "Yaroslavl plane tragedy," was issued by Russia's Kontinental Hockey League on Wednesday after a passenger jet went down as it tried to take off in western Russia.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • The following statement, titled "Yaroslavl plane tragedy," was issued by Russia's Kontinental Hockey League on Wednesday after a passenger jet went down as it tried to take off in western Russia.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • The following statement, titled "Yaroslavl plane tragedy," was issued by Russia's Kontinental Hockey League on Wednesday after a passenger jet went down as it tried to take off in western Russia.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • The following statement, titled "Yaroslavl plane tragedy," was issued by Russia's Kontinental Hockey League on Wednesday after a passenger jet went down as it tried to take off in western Russia.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • Misha Japaridze/Associated Press Fans of Russian professional hockey team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl prayed during a commemorative service at a church in Yaroslavl, Russia, on Thursday.

    Emerging Europe: The Week in Photos

  • Maxim Shipenkov/Associated Press Divers searched the wreckage Thursday at a plane crash site near Yaroslavl, Russia, about 150 miles northeast of Moscow.

    Emerging Europe: The Week in Photos

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