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Meaning of St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg

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  1. Formerly,(1924-91);(1914-24). a seaport in NW Russian Federation in Europe, in the Gulf of Finland, off the Baltic Sea: founded 1703 by Peter the Great; capital of the Russian Empire (1712-1917). 5,020,000.
  2. a city in W Florida, on Tampa Bay: 238,629.
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