Zaporozhye

[ zah-puh-rawzh-yuh; Russian zuh-puh-raw-zhye ]
/ ˌzɑ pəˈrɔʒ yə; Russian zə pʌˈrɔ ʒyɛ /

noun

a city in SE Ukraine, on the Dnieper River.

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Also Za·po·rizh·zhya [zah-puh-reezh-yuh; Russian zuh-puh-reezh-zhye] /ˌzɑ pəˈriʒ yə; Russian zə pʌˈriʒ ʒyɛ/.
Formerly A·le·ksan·drovsk [Russian uh-lyi-ksahn-druh fsk] /Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑn drəfsk/.
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British Dictionary definitions for aleksandrovsk (1 of 2)

Aleksandrovsk
/ (Russian alɪkˈsandrəfsk) /

noun

the former name (until 1921) of Zaporozhye

British Dictionary definitions for aleksandrovsk (2 of 2)

Zaporozhye
/ (Russian zəpaˈrɔʒjɛ) /

noun

a city in E Ukraine on the Dnieper River: developed as a major industrial centre after the construction (1932) of the Dnieper hydroelectric station. Pop: 798 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1921): Aleksandrovsk
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