Moscow

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

Definition of Moscow

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


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