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.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Russia, Russian Federation
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Literary usage of Peterburg
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."