Pronunciation: (rib'insk; Russ. ri'byinsk), [key]
1. a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, NNE of Moscow, on the Volga near the Rybinsk Reservoir. 254,000. Formerly, Andropov (1984–90), Shcherbakov (1946–57).
2. Also called Ry'binsk Res'ervoir. a reservoir in the N central Russian Federation in Europe, on the upper Volga River. 1768 sq. mi. (4579 sq. km).
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