Definition of Siberia
1. Noun. A vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters.
Terms within: Khabarovsk, Kamchatka Peninsula, Taimyr Peninsula, Taymyr Peninsula, Angara, Angara River, Tunguska, Upper Tunguska, Baikal, Baykal, Lake Baikal, Lake Baykal, Bay Of Ob, Gulf Of Ob, Indigirka, Indigirka River, Irtish, Irtish River, Irtysh, Irtysh River, Lena, Lena River, Ob, Ob River, Sayan Mountains, Lower Tunguska, Tunguska, Stony Tunguska, Tunguska, Yenisei, Yenisei River, Yenisey, Yenisey River
Group relationships: Russia, Russian Federation
Member holonyms: Nganasan, Ostyak-samoyed, Selkup, Yeniseian, Siberian
Derivative terms: Siberian
Definition of Siberia
1. Proper noun. The region of Russia in Asia, stretching from the Urals to the Pacific Ocean. ¹
2. Noun. (figuratively) a cold, inhospitable place or place of exile ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Siberia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of Geography (1915)
"siberia By Leonard O. Packard Boston Normal School THE region to which the ... siberia may be considered as consisting of two parts, Western siberia which ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"siberia does not appear in the light of history until a late era. When and whence the original inhabitants migrated to their present homes cannot be ..."
3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The tribes in north-western siberia also, that are grouped together as Ugrians, generally shared this fate. When in the thirteenth century the Mongols of ..."
4. Russian Expansion on the Pacific, 1641-1850: An Account of the Earliest and by Frank Alfred Golder (1914)
"Although this portion of siberia is dealt with here separately, it would be wrong to infer that it had problems of administration unknown to other parts; ..."
5. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1898)
"Frani. profitable sea-trade with siberia. It takes account not only of the conditions of the Ueber die Möglichkeit einer ständigen ..."
6. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1900)
"BARON TOLL ON NEW siberia AND THE CIRCUMPOLAR TERTIARY FLORA. ... After a few historical remarks relative to the exploration of arctic siberia, ..."