Definition of St. Petersburg

1. Noun. A city in western Florida on Tampa Bay; a popular winter resort.

Exact synonyms: Saint Petersburg
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Everglade State, Fl, Florida, Sunshine State



2. 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, Peterburg, Petrograd, Saint Petersburg
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Russia, Russian Federation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of St. Petersburg

St. Mary of Bethlehem
St. Matthew
St. Matthew the Apostle
St. Nicholas
St. Nick
St. Olaf
St. Olav
St. Patrick
St. Patrick's Cross
St. Patrick's Day
St. Paul
St. Paul's
St. Peter
St. Peter's wreath
St. Peter the Apostle
St. Petersburg (current term)
St. Simon
St. Stephen's Day
St. Thomas
St. Thomas Aquinas
St. Thomas a Becket
St. Thomas and Principe
St. Valentine's Day
St. Vincent
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
St. Vitus
St. Vitus' dance
St. Vitus dance
St1C1 N-hydroxyarylamine sulfotransferase
StAX

Literary usage of St. Petersburg

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1. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1908)
"St Petersburg. 1737, 1759, 1804. Annals. ... St Petersburg. 1841 sqq. Vol. II, pp. 230 sqq. ... St Petersburg. 1889-93. Ivan IV. Sudebnik. ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Environs of St. Petersburg. depth of 49 feet (discharge, 1267000 cubic feet per second). The other branches are the Little Neva, which along with the Great ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1910)
"goods for the return cargo at Amsterdam, instead of sending the Henry Clay to St. Petersburg. That the orders of the defendants to send their ship to St. ..."

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