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4/23/2024, 9:35 PM Mike C moscow added (from user-submitted name 198616)
9/12/2021, 5:11 PM HL 198616
10/29/2020, 4:41 PM HL 198616
10/29/2020, 4:35 PM HL 198616
8/26/2016, 8:53 PM HL 198616
9/26/2014, 4:11 PM Beautiful Victory

Type Settlement
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈmɑs.kaʊ/, /ˈmɑs.koʊ/

Meaning & History

From the name of the Moskva River, in Russian Москва (Moskva), from Old East Slavic Москꙑ (Mosky). It is of uncertain origin, but it may be from a Slavic root meaning "damp, wet". This is the name of the capital city of Russia.