Kalinin

[ kuh-lee-nin; Russian kuh-lyee-nyin ]
/ kəˈli nɪn; Russian kʌˈlyi nyɪn /

noun

Mi·kha·il I·va·no·vich [myi-khuh-yeel ee-vah-nuh-vyich] /myɪ xʌˈyil iˈvɑ nə vyɪtʃ/,1875–1946, Russian revolutionary: president of the U.S.S.R. 1923–46.
former name (1934–90) of Tver.

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British Dictionary definitions for kalinin (1 of 2)

Kalinin1
/ (Russian kaˈlinin) /

noun

the former name (until 1991) of Tver

British Dictionary definitions for kalinin (2 of 2)

Kalinin2
/ (Russian kaˈlinin) /

noun

Mikhail Ivanovich (mixaˈil iˈvanəvitʃ). 1875–1946, Soviet statesman: titular head of state (1919–46); a founder of Pravda (1912)
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