Novosibirsk

geographical name
No·​vo·​si·​birsk | \ ˌnō-(ˌ)vō-sə-ˈbirsk How to pronounce Novosibirsk (audio) , ˌnō-və- \
variants: or formerly Novonikolaevsk \ ˌnō-​(ˌ)vō-​ˌni-​kə-​ˈlī-​əfsk How to pronounce Novonikolaevsk (audio) , ˌnō-​və-​ \

Definition of Novosibirsk

city on the Ob' River in southern Russia in Asia population 1,474,000

Learn More about Novosibirsk

Statistics for Novosibirsk

Cite this Entry

“Novosibirsk.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Novosibirsk. Accessed 10 December 2019.

Comments on Novosibirsk

What made you want to look up Novosibirsk? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to state or do over again or repeatedly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Semantic Drift Quiz

  • a twisty river
  • Which of the following was once a synonym for fun?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!