Leningrad

[ len-in-grad; Russian lyi-nyin-graht ]

noun
  1. a former name (1924–91) of St. Petersburg (def. 1)

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British Dictionary definitions for Leningrad

Leningrad

/ (ˈlɛnɪnˌɡræd, Russian lɪninˈɡrat) /


noun
  1. the former name (1937–91) of Saint Petersburg

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Cultural definitions for Leningrad

Leningrad

[ (len-in-grad, len-in-grahd) ]


Name of Saint Petersburg, Russia, from 1924 to 1991. (See Saint Petersburg.)

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