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Kirov

[keer-awf, -of; Russian kyee-ruh f]
noun
  1. a city in the E Russian Federation in Europe, N of Kazan.
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Formerly Vyatka.
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Kirov1

noun
  1. a city in NW Russia, on the Vyatka River: an early trading centre; engineering industries. Pop: 454 000 (2005 est)Former name (1780–1934): Vyatka
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Kirov2

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  1. Sergei Mironovich (sɪrˈɡjej miˈrɔnəvitʃ). 1888–1934, Soviet politician; one of Stalin's chief aides. His assassination was the starting point for Stalin's purge of the Communist Party (1934–38)
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