Andropov

[ an-droh-pawf, ‐pof ]
/ ænˈdroʊ pɔf, ‐pɒf /

noun

Yu·ri [yoo r-ee] /ˈyʊər i/, 1914–84, Russian politician: general secretary of the Communist Party 1982–84.
a former name (1984–90) of Rybinsk.
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Andropov

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/ (ænˈdrɒpɒv, Russian ənˈdrɔːpəf) /

noun

a former name (1984–91) for Rybinsk

British Dictionary definitions for andropov (2 of 2)

Andropov

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/ (ænˈdrɒpɒv, Russian ənˈdrɔːpəf) /

noun

Yuri Vladimirovich. 1914–84, Soviet statesman; president of the Soviet Union (1983–84)

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