kremlin

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noun krem·lin \ ˈkrem-lən \

Definition of kremlin

1 :the citadel of a Russian city
2 capitalized
[the Kremlin, citadel of Moscow and seat of government of Russia and formerly of the U.S.S.R.]
:the Russian government

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Origin and Etymology of kremlin

obsolete German Kremelien the citadel of Moscow, ultimately from Old Russian kremlĭ




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