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Siberian \Si*be"ri*an\, a. [From Siberia, Russ. Sibire.] Of or pertaining to Siberia, a region comprising all northern Asia and belonging to Russia; as, a Siberian winter. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Siberia.

Siberian crab (Bot.), the Siberian crab apple. See Crab apple, under Crab.

Siberian dog (Zo["o]l.), one of a large breed of dogs having erect ears and the hair of the body and tail very long. It is distinguished for endurance of fatigue when used for the purpose of draught.

Siberian pea tree (Bot.), a small leguminous tree ( Cragana arborescens) with yellow flowers. It is a native of Siberia.

Siberian (disambiguation)

Siberian means pertaining to Siberia.

Siberian may also refer to:

  • Siberian (cat), cat breed
  • Paleo-Indians
  • Tungusic peoples

Usage examples of "siberian".

Our dogs, purebred Siberian Huskies, could surpass many Alaskan dogs in toughness and cold resistance, but most modern racers used hound Husky crossbred dogs that are speedier than pure arctic breeds.

Bryar, another top challenger from the lower forty-eight, and Lombard ran teams of registered Siberian Huskies against the Alaskan village dogs.

The Soviets, whose vast Siberian complexes and population had escaped the terror of the Borelli pulses, had recovered well.

She made Doodlebug think of a Siberian wolf, white-furred and gorgeously savage.

Their efforts brought an end to the neglect, abuse, and suffering of more than a hundred Alaskan malamutes, golden retrievers, Norwegian elkhounds, Samoyeds, Siberian huskies, and dogs of numerous other breeds.

Novgerod Mandelstim was trying, inexpertly, to cut down a tree in the Siberian forest.

They were surrounded by clumps of shorter Dreaming Yellow Siberian irises the color of rich cream.

Already his Cossacks had scoured the two Siberias like birds of prey, exacting tribute from the wandering tribes of Tartary, of Kamchatka, of the Pacific, of the Siberian races in the northeasternmost corner of Asia.

The little daughters of the fur-traders, the government officials, the station masters, wheeltappers and platelayers will flock to the conservatory, and, besides, what untold talent might not be discovered amongst the children of the native Siberian peasants themselves?

While tens of millions were being executed, torn from their families, subjected to forced starvations as a matter of government policy, packed on trains, and sent to Siberian gulags in the glorious USSR, about two hundred people in America were blacklisted from a single frivolous industry.

Jackson and Michael Ryan of the University of Texas at Austin suggested that a mystery meteorite which leveled hundreds of square kilometers of Siberian forestland in 1908 was, in fact, a black hole.

Tierra del Fuego, blocked explosive harpoons with their Zodiacs, lived for months at a time in Antarctica, established a beachhead on the Siberian coast.

Laptev Sea, swept over the western Siberian mountain ranges, crossed the Kamchatka peninsula, then whipped down the Bering Sea across the Aleutians into the open ocean.

Japanese, Korean, Siberian cars and the limos of the NPRC ratfaces who feed off our blood, flying to Legend, or even to America.

It is difficult to suppose that the emigration that certainly took place from Asia into North America by the Kourile and Aleutian Islands, and still does so in our day, should have brought in these memories, since no trace is found of them among those Mongol or Siberian populations which were fused with the natives of the New World.