[moh-gi-lef; Russian muh-gyi-lyawf]
- 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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By the first days of December, 1917, the Bolsheviki were in full control of army headquarters, at Mogilev.
When Pustovalov went away to buy wood in the Mogilev district, she missed him dreadfully, lay awake and cried.The Darling and Other Stories
- an industrial city in E Belarus on the Dnieper River: passed to Russia in 1772 after Polish rule. Pop: 353 000 (2005 est)