Definition of Siberia in English:


proper noun

  • 1A vast region of Russia, extending from the Urals to the Pacific and from the Arctic coast to the northern borders of Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and China. Noted for the severity of its winters, it was traditionally used as a place of exile; it is now a major source of minerals and hydroelectric power.

    1. 1.1as noun An extremely cold, barren, or inhospitable place.
      ‘in baseball games I could count on being sent out to the Siberia known as right field’