Definition of Novgorod
1. Noun. A city in northwestern Russia on the Volkhov River; Russia's oldest city and an important trading center in the Middle Ages.
Definition of Novgorod
1. Proper noun. A historic city and a former principality in Russia. ¹
2. Proper noun. A medieval Russian state. ¹
3. Proper noun. A northwestern oblast of Russia. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Novgorod
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1. The History of Russia from the Earliest Times to 1877 by Alfred Rambaud, Graeme Mercer Adam (1904)
"novgorod the Great—Her struggles with the princes—novgorodian ... novgorod has been, from the most remote antiquity, the political centre of the Russia of ..."
2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"Nothing remained for novgorod but to submit, for Casimir, occupied with his own affairs, had not come to her defence. Ivan, coming after his armies, ..."
3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"The climate is severe, the yearly temperature at novgorod averaging only 39° F. Farming is the ... For history, see the article on novgorod, the capital. ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Down to the end of the loth century novgorod was in some sort depended ... For five centuries this charter was the bulwark of the independence of novgorod. ..."
5. Russia, Travels and Studies by Annette M. B. Meakin (1906)
"OUR train approached novgorod as soberly and as gingerly as if it had been ... My fellow-passenger was right; we were close to the station of novgorod and ..."
6. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"Nothing remained for novgorod but to submit, for Casimir, occupied with his own affairs, had not come to her defence. Ivan, coming after his armies ..."
7. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1903)
"But Kief was overthrown ; Kief ° • • Mongols. Vladimir became dependent; novgorod remained the repre. 1 See above, pp. 367, 440. novgorod. ..."
8. Handbook for Travellers in Russia, Poland, and Finland by John Murray (Firm), Thomas Michell (1868)
"Steamer from Volk- lieva to novgorod, and vice versa, to correspond. Between 4 and 5 hours by river. In winter, passengers for novgorod leave the train at ..."