Definition of Nizhni novgorod
1. Noun. An industrial city in the European part of Russia; birthplace of Maksim Gorky.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Russia, Russian Federation
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Literary usage of Nizhni novgorod
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1. The Bookman (1907)
"I appoint him vice-governor of Nizhni- Novgorod." The state of feeling in Nizhni-Novgorod, however, was such that his majesty was obliged to cancel this ..."
2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"NIZAM, and Nizam's Dominions. See HYDERABAD. nizhni novgorod, or Lower ... I. A government of contrai Russia (called also Nizhe- nizhni novgorod. gorod), ..."
3. Five Thousand Miles in a Sledge: A Mid-winter Journey Across Siberia by Lionel Francis Gowing (1889)
"... —nizhni novgorod—A deserted city—Moscow—A retrospect—The death of Mr. Uren. SURROUNDED by kindly English faces, listening to the pleasant English tongue ..."
4. The Industries of Russia by Russia Ministerstvo finansov, John Martin Crawford, World's Columbian Exposition (1893)
"Nizhni-Novgorod fair, and the system of water ways extends further right np to St. ... The middle course of the Volga and Kama give Nizhni-Novgorod the ..."