[keer-awf, -of; Russian kyee-ruh f]
Formerly Vyatka. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Contemporary Examples of kirov

  • Gaidar, formerly the vice governor of the Kirov Region, now educates people about how to deal with authorities.

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    November 30, 2014

British Dictionary definitions for kirov


  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


  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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