Saint Petersburg

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Alternative forms[edit]

St. Petersburg, St Petersburg, St. Petersburgh, St Petersburgh, Saint Petersburgh, St. Petersberg, St Petersberg, Saint Petersberg

Etymology 1[edit]

English translation of Russian Санкт-Петербу́рг (Sankt-Peterbúrg), from German Sankt Petersburg (Saint Peter's City), referring to Saint Peter the Apostle and alluding to its founder Tsar Peter the Great.


  • IPA(key): /sənt ˈpiːtə(r)zˌbɜː(r)ɡ/

Proper noun[edit]

Saint Petersburg (Санкт-Петербург Sankt-Peterburg)

Saint Petersburg

  1. A major city in Russia, known between 1914 and 1924 as Petrograd and between 1924 and 1991 as Leningrad, and former capital of Russia (1713–1728, 1732–1918).

Etymology 2[edit]

Named after the city in Russia

Proper noun[edit]

Saint Petersburg

  1. A placename
    1. A city on Tampa Bay in state of Florida of the United States of America