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[moh-gi-lef; Russian muh-gyi-lyawf]
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  1. a city in E Byelorussia (Belarus), in the W Soviet Union in Europe, on the Dnieper.
Also Ma·hi·lyow [mah-hee-lou, -lyou] /ˌmɑ hiˈlaʊ, -ˈlyaʊ/.
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Historical Examples

  • By the first days of December, 1917, the Bolsheviki were in full control of army headquarters, at Mogilev.

    The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII)


  • When Pustovalov went away to buy wood in the Mogilev district, she missed him dreadfully, lay awake and cried.

British Dictionary definitions for mogilev



  1. an industrial city in E Belarus on the Dnieper River: passed to Russia in 1772 after Polish rule. Pop: 353 000 (2005 est)
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