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Name Moscow
Type Settlement
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. MAWS-ko, MAHS-kow, MAHS-ko
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Meaning & History

From the name of the Moskva River, which is of uncertain origin. It may be from the Proto-Indo-European root meu meaning "wet" or mesg meaning "to dip, to sink" or from the Finno-Ugric name Mustajoki meaning "black river". This is the name of the capital city of Russia.
Added 9/26/2014 by Beautiful Victory