St Petersburg

St Petersburg
Leningrad Leningrad prop. n. A city in the European part of Soviet Russia; the former capital of Russia. The name was formerly {St. Petersburg} and {Petrograd}, and was changed back to {Saint Petersburg} (Sankt Peterburg in Russian) in 1992.

Syn: St. Petersburg, Peterburg, Petrograd, Saint Petersburg. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • St. Petersburg —    St. Petersburg (Sankt Peterburg) is a Russian city situated on the Neva River, which empties into the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea. The city was founded in 1703 by Peter the Great as the new capital of the Russian Empire. St. Petersburg… …   Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

  • St. Petersburg — St. Petersburg, FL U.S. city in Florida Population (2000): 248232 Housing Units (2000): 124618 Land area (2000): 59.627040 sq. miles (154.433318 sq. km) Water area (2000): 73.451363 sq. miles (190.238150 sq. km) Total area (2000): 133.078403 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • St. Petersburg — [pēt′ərz bʉrg΄] 1. seaport in NW Russia, on the Gulf of Finland: former capital of the Russian Empire (1712 1917): pop. 4,800,000: see LENINGRAD, PETROGRAD 2. [after the Russian city] city in WC Fla., on Tampa Bay: pop. 248,000 …   English World dictionary

  • St. Petersburg — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saint Pétersbourg (homonymie). 27° 46′ 00″ N 82° 40′ 00″ W …   Wikipédia en Français

  • St. Petersburg — Stadt Sankt Petersburg Санкт Петербург Flagge Wappen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • St. Petersburg — 聖彼得堡 (Chinese), Ayía Petrúpoli Αγία Πετρούπολη (Greek), Peterburg and Peyterburg פּעטערבורג (Yiddish), Peterburi (Estonian), Petroburgo (Esperanto), Pietari (Finnish), Saint Pétersbourg (French), Sankt Pieciarburh Санкт Пецярбург (Belarusian),… …   Names of cities in different languages

  • St Petersburg — Saint Pétersbourg Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saint Pétersbourg (homonymie). Saint Pétersbourg Санкт Петербург …   Wikipédia en Français

  • St.-Petersburg — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name St. Petersburg Country and Admin Code RU.66 RU …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • St Petersburg — St Pe|ters|burg a city on the Baltic Sea which was the capital of Russia from 1712 to 1918. It was called Petrograd from 1914 to 1924, then ↑Leningrad until 1991, and then after the end of the Soviet Union, it was given back its original name.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • St. Petersburg — noun 1. a city in western Florida on Tampa Bay; a popular winter resort (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Saint Petersburg • Instance Hypernyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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