komi komi  /ˈkoʊ mi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of a Finnish people living in the northwestern Urals in Russia
  2. (n) the Finnic language spoken by the Komi

Usage(s):

  1. For a price, some are available for afterhours visits to the city's 450 tsure-komi-yado (take-girl-in hotels), where room rates are quoted by the hour.
  2. But largely as a result of what Businessman Choi calls the kiri-komi (swashbuckling assault) on the Middle East, South Korea's trade deficit for the first quarter of 1976 is down .

News

  1. Cat detained on illegal mission at Russian prison

    In this handout photo taken on Friday, May 31, 2013 and released by press service of the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service for the Republic of Komi, guards show a cat which they catch on clandestine mission at the Penal Colony No. 1 near the city of Syktyvkar in the Komi province, 1,000 kilometers (some 600 miles) northeast of Moscow, Russia.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Milpitas Post

  2. Feline felon? Cat caught smuggling cellphones to Russian prisoners

    In this handout photo taken on Friday, May 31, 2013 and released by press service of the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service for the Republic of Komi, guards show a cat which they catch on clandestine mission at the Penal Colony No. 1 near the city of Syktyvkar in the Komi province, 1,000 kilometers (some 600 miles) northeast of Moscow, Russia.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: El Cerrito Journal

  3. Cat caught smuggling phones into Russian prison

    KOMI REGION, RUSSIA – One kitty’s answering to the law in northern Russia. Reports say a seemingly innocent-looking black and white feline made a bee-line over to a prison in Russia’s Komi region. The kitty hopped the fence, allegedly with …
    on June 5, 2013     Source: CW39 NewsFix

Quotes

  • "Consolidation of the oil production assets in Komi Republic and Nenets autonomous district complies fully with LUKOIL's strategy of development in the Timan-Pechora gas&oil province", Vagit Alekperov, President of LUKOIL, said commenting the...
    on Nov 22, 2005 By: Vagit Alekperov Source: Russia Newswire (press release)

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