Definition of Peterburg

1. Noun. A city in the European part of Russia; 2nd largest Russian city; located at the head of the Gulf of Finland; former capital of Russia.

Exact synonyms: Leningrad, Petrograd, Saint Petersburg, St. Petersburg
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Russia, Russian Federation



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peterburg

Peter Pan
Peter Pan collar
Peter Pan syndrome
Peter Pans
Peter Paul Mauser
Peter Paul Rubens
Peter Seamus O'Toole
Peter Seeger
Peter Sellers
Peter Stuyvesant
Peter Tchaikovsky
Peter principle
Peter the Great
Peterbald
Peterborough
Peterburg
Peters' ovum
Petersburg
Petersburg Campaign
Petersen
Peterson
Petey
Petit's aponeurosis
Petit's canals
Petit's hernia
Petit's ligament
Petit's lumbar triangle

Literary usage of Peterburg

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1. Catalogue of Scientific Serials of All Countries, Including the Transactions by Samuel Hubbard Scudder (1879)
"St. peterburg. — Observations météorologiques et magnétiques. (See 3717, a. ... 15 n. 4°. (Supplement to а; followed by 3734, 4.) 3733. St. peterburg. ..."

2. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"The reports of terrific fighting near peterburg on Wednesday evening have not been confirmed. Although Gen. Lee's dispatch shows they were not quite without ..."

3. Cases and Opinions on International Law: And Various Points of English Law by Pitt Cobbett (1913)
"... the " peterburg " and the " Smolensk," two vessels belonging to the Russian Volunteer Fleet, passed from the Black Sea through the Bosphorus and ..."

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