Nizhniy Novgorod

geographical name Nizh·niy Nov·go·rod \ˈnizh-nē-ˈnäv-gə-ˌräd, -ˈnȯv-gə-rət\\ˈgȯr-kē\
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Nizhni Novgorod

\ˈnizh-nē-ˈnäv-gə-ˌräd, -ˈnȯv-gə-rət\play or 1932–89

Gorki

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Gor'kii

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Gor'kiy

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Gorky

\ˈgȯr-kē\play

Definition of Nizhniy Novgorod

  1. city of central Russia in Europe at the confluence of the Oka and Volga rivers population 1,250,600


NIZHNIY NOVGOROD Defined for English Language Learners

Nizhniy Novgorod

geographical name Nizh·niy Nov·go·rod \ˈnizh-nē-ˈnäv-gə-ˌräd, -ˈnȯv-gə-rət\\ˈgȯr-kē\

Definition of Nizhniy Novgorod for English Language Learners

  • : city in Russia


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