[ kuh-lee-nin-grad, -grahd, kah-; Russian kuh-lyi-nyin-graht ]
/ kəˈli nɪnˌgræd, -ˌgrɑd, kɑ-; Russian kə lyɪ nyɪnˈgrɑt /
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a seaport in the W Russian Federation in Europe, on the Bay of Danzig.
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British Dictionary definitions for Kaliningrad
/ (Russian kəlininˈɡrat) /
a port in W Russia, on the Pregolya River: severely damaged in World War II as the chief German naval base on the Baltic; ceded to the Soviet Union in 1945 and is now Russia's chief Baltic naval base. Pop: 436 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1946): Königsberg
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