Moscow

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geographical name Mos·cow \ˈmäs-(ˌ)kō, -ˌkau̇\
variants: or Russian

Moskva

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Definition of Moscow

  1. 1 river 315 miles (507 kilometers) long in west central Russia in Europe flowing east into the Oka River

  2. 2 city and capital of Russia and formerly of the U.S.S.R. and of Soviet Russia on the Moscow River population 11,563,000 — see muscovy — see also muscovite 1


MOSCOW Defined for English Language Learners

Moscow

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geographical name

Definition of Moscow for English Language Learners

  • : city in Russia



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