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Kirov

[ keer-awf, -of; Russian kyee-ruhf ]
/ ˈkɪər ɔf, -ɒf; Russian ˈkyi rəf /
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noun
a city in the eastern part of the Russian Federation in Europe, north of Kazan.
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British Dictionary definitions for Kirov (1 of 2)

Kirov1
/ (Russian ˈkirəf) /

noun
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

British Dictionary definitions for Kirov (2 of 2)

Kirov2
/ (Russian ˈkirəf) /

noun
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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