[ moh-gi-lef; Russian muh-gyi-lyawf ]
/ ˈmoʊ gɪˌlɛf; Russian mə gyɪˈlyɔf /
a city in E Byelorussia (Belarus), in the W Soviet Union in Europe, on the Dnieper.
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Also Ma·hi·lyow [mah-hee-lou, -lyou] /ˌmɑ hiˈlaʊ, -ˈlyaʊ/.
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Example sentences from the Web for mogilev
When Pustovalov went away to buy wood in the Mogilev district, she missed him dreadfully, lay awake and cried.The Darling and Other Stories|Anton Chekhov
British Dictionary definitions for mogilev
/ (Russian məɡiˈljɔf) /
an industrial city in E Belarus on the Dnieper River: passed to Russia in 1772 after Polish rule. Pop: 353 000 (2005 est)
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