Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Irkutsk: Lake Baikal
A city of south-central Russia near the southern end of Lake Baikal. It is an industrial center and a major stop on the Trans-Siberian Railroad.
(Placename) a city in S Russia; situated on the Trans-Siberian railway; university (1918); one of the largest industrial centres in Siberia, esp for heavy engineering. Pop: 587 000 (2005 est)
a city in the S Russian Federation in Asia, on the Angara, W of Lake Baikal. 626,000.