[len-in-grad; Russian lyi-nyin-graht]
- a former name (1924–91) of St. Petersburg(def 1)
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Examples from the Web for leningrad
So many were arrested in Leningrad, the poet Anna Akhmatova said, that the city “dangled like an appendage from its prisons….”
It had triumphed since its twin premieres in Leningrad and Moscow in 1934.
In June 1989, the head of the KGB in Leningrad issued a public statement condemning secret-police crimes committed under Stalin.How the Fall of the Berlin Wall Radicalized Putin
November 9, 2014
Dovlatov lived for a long time in Leningrad and gave a loving depiction of it, but nbsp;there is no street named for him there.From Moscow to Queens, Down Sergei Dovlatov Way
September 15, 2014
He sought out the remnants of Siam in Thailand, and Rhodesia in Zimbabwe, and Leningrad in St. Petersburg.Discovering Underground Labyrinths, Remote Cities, and More of the World’s Lost Places
July 8, 2014
He had managed to get here from Asia by stealing a flyer in Leningrad.Anything You Can Do ...
Gordon Randall Garrett
Paul said, "In the movement they call you Georgi, and you're top man in the Leningrad area."
The Leningrad subway, as much a museum as a system of transportation.
Actually, I have practically no memories of Leningrad, very few of my family.
But he recalled their conducted tour of the Hermitage Museum in Leningrad.Combat
Dallas McCord Reynolds
- the former name (1937–91) of Saint Petersburg
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