1. Formerly, Leningrad (1924-91); Petrograd (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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