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Kazan

[ kuh-zan for 1, 3; for 1 also kuh-zahn; for 2 also Russian kuh-zahn ]
/ kəˈzæn for 1, 3; for 1 also kəˈzɑn; for 2 also Russian kʌˈzɑn /
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E·li·a [ih-lahy-uh, eel-yuh], /ɪˈlaɪ ə, ˈil yə/, 1909–2003, U.S. film and stage director and novelist, born in Turkey.
a city in and capital of the Tatar Autonomous Republic in the SE Russian Federation in Europe, near the Volga River.
a river in S Nunavut, Canada, flowing N and NE to Baker Lake. 455 miles (732 km) long.

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British Dictionary definitions for Kazan (1 of 2)

Kazan1
/ (kəˈzæn, -ˈzɑːn, Russian kaˈzanj) /

noun

a city in W Russia, capital of the Tatar Autonomous Republic on the River Volga: capital of an independent khanate in the 15th century; university (1804); a major industrial centre. Pop: 1 108 000 (2005 est)

British Dictionary definitions for Kazan (2 of 2)

Kazan2
/ (kəˈzɑːn) /

noun

Elia (ˈiːljə), real name Elia Kazanjoglous 1909–2003, US stage and film director and writer, born in Turkey. His films include Gentleman's Agreement (1947) and On the Waterfront (1954) for both of which he won Oscars, and East of Eden (1955).
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