Petrograd

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Petrograd 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
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Usage

In literature:

Cartwright was ambassador in Petrograd before the war.
"The Doctor of Pimlico" by William Le Queux
They will have to travel by Denmark, Sweden and across to Petrograd.
"A War-time Journal, Germany 1914 and German Travel Notes" by Harriet Julia Jephson
A PETROGRAD HOSPITAL .
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12)"
Petrograd, unsatisfactory replies from, 335.
"1914" by John French, Viscount of Ypres
You are on your way to Petrograd?
"The Book of All-Power" by Edgar Wallace
Those in Petrograd should think more of their country and less of their own pockets.
"Trapped in 'Black Russia'" by Ruth Pierce
At Petrograd she was given a sumptuous apartment in the Czar's former palace.
"A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines" by Clayton Edwards
In Petrograd meat was from 9s.
"Bolshevism: A Curse & Danger to the Workers" by Henry William Lee
Nothing has been heard yet from Petrograd, but there is no disposition to doubt the accuracy of the Austrian claim.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915" by Various
Paris or Petrograd in the hands of the Germans might mean such a decision.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume I (of 8)" by Various
I'm going to Petrograd!
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
Others have landed near New Petrograd.
"Happy Ending" by Fredric Brown
They were a constant threat to the all-important Vilna-Petrograd Railway.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)" by Various
Riga was saved, perhaps Petrograd, which it guarded.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
On the 17th Petrograd announced the recapture of Vadeni.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
Or have you and your comrades made a better one in Petrograd?
"The Crimson Tide" by Robert W. Chambers
She was asked to visit her aunt, the Czarina, at Petrograd.
"Confessions of an Opera Singer" by Kathleen Howard
I have attended the "all-night service" at S. Isaac's, in Petrograd, on Saturdays at 6 p.m.
"Russian Life To-day" by Right Rev. Herbert Bury
Petrograd "went wild" over her in 1892.
"Great Singers on the Art of Singing" by James Francis Cooke
It is reported that on several occasions the Finnish Red Guards were reinforced by Red Guards from Petrograd.
"Current History, Vol. VIII, No. 3, June 1918" by Various
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In news:

He studied with his mother, a professional pianist, and then with Shteynberg at the Petrograd Conservatory (1919-25): his graduation piece was his Symphony no.1, which brought him early international attention.
In 1914, with Russia soon to suffer defeat in World War I, the Russian capital was renamed Petrograd because St Petersburg sounded too German.
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