A city of western Russia on the Volga River east-southeast of Moscow. Founded in 1586 as a stronghold to defend river trade and the eastern frontier, it was temporarily the capital of the USSR from 1941 to 1943. From 1935 to 1991, it was known as Kuibyshev.
A dry, one-seeded, winged fruit, as of the maple.
A dry, indehiscent, winged one-seeded or two-seeded fruit, as of an ash, elm, or maple.
Samara is the sixth largest city in Russia.
An example of Samara is the city in southeastern Russia where the Volga port is located.
City in SE European Russia, on the Volga.
The definition of a samara is the flat wing-shaped fruit of trees that protects and carries the seeds of the tree.
An example of a samara is the enclosure for the seeds of the sycamore maple tree.
An achene (a dry, one-seeded fruit) in which the pericarp is modified into a winglike structure adapted for airborne dispersal. The seeds of the ash, elm, and maple are contained in samaras.