Novgorod

Novgorod, a noted Russian city, and capital of a government of the same name, is situated on the Volkhof, 110 m. SE. of St. Petersburg; is divided into two parts by the bridged river, contains the cathedral of St. Sophia (11th century); with its foundation in 864 by Rurik, a Scandinavian prince, Russian history begins; was by the 12th century a free State, but in 1471 was put down by the Muscovite Czar Ivan III.; the government of Novgorod (1,290) lies E. of St. Petersburg, embraces the Valdai plateau and hills, is chiefly forest land, and includes some 3000 lakes.

Population (circa 1900) given as 21,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

November * Nox
Notary Public
Notre Dame
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
Noumena
Nova Scotia
Nova Zembla
Novalis
Novatian
November
Novgorod
Nox
Noyades
Nubia
Numa Pompilius
Numantia
Numbers, Book of
Numidia
Numismatics
Numitor
Nuneaton

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