Trans-Siberian Railroad

Trans-Siberian Railroad
/trans"suy bear"ee euhn, trans'-/
a railroad traversing Siberia, from Chelyabinsk in the Ural Mountains to Vladivostok: constructed by the Russian government 1891-1916. over 4000 mi. (6440 km) long.

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