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Tula, the capital of a government of Central Russia, situated on the Upa, 105 miles S. of Moscow. It is celebrated for its imperial gun-factory, and arms are also manufactured extensively by private firms. Tula also produces large quantities of samovars (tea-urns), harmoniums, mathematical instruments, and cutlery, and ironmongery of various kinds,