Borodino

[ bawr-uh-dee-noh, bor-; Russian buh-ruh-dyi-naw ]
/ ˌbɔr əˈdi noʊ, ˌbɒr-; Russian bə rə dyɪˈnɔ /

noun

a village in the W Russian Federation, 70 miles (113 km) W of Moscow: Napoleon's victory here made possible the capture of Moscow, 1812.

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Borodino
/ (ˌbɒrəˈdiːnəʊ, Russian bərədiˈnɔ) /

noun

a village in E central Russia, about 110 km (70 miles) west of Moscow: scene of a battle (1812) in which Napoleon defeated the Russians but irreparably weakened his army
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