Moscow
or Russian Moskva geographical name 1. river 315 miles (507 kilometers) W central Russia in Europe flowing E into Oka River 2. city capital of Russia & formerly of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics & of Soviet Russia on Moscow River population 8,769,000 — see Muscovy

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