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Voroshilov

[vawr-uh-shee-luh f; Russian vuh-ruh-shi-luh f] /ˌvɔr əˈʃi ləf; Russian və rʌˈʃɪ ləf/
noun
1.
Kliment Efremovich
[klyi-myent yi-frye-muh-vyich] /klyɪˈmyɛnt yɪˈfryɛ mə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1881–1969, Soviet general: president of the Soviet Union 1953–60.
2.
former name of Ussuriisk.
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  • Voroshilov replied cuttingly, and he too touched on the future of Russia.

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British Dictionary definitions for Voroshilov

Voroshilov

/Russian vərəˈʃiləf/
noun
1.
Kliment Yefremovich (ˈklimɪnt jɪˈfrjɛməvitʃ). 1881–1969, Soviet military leader; president of the Soviet Union (1953–60)
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