Petrograd

[ pe-truh-grad; Russian pyi-truh-graht ]
/ ˈpɛ trəˌgræd; Russian pyɪ trʌˈgrɑt /
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noun

former name (1914–24) of St. Petersburg(def 2).

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Petrograd

/ (ˈpɛtrəʊˌɡræd, Russian pɪtraˈɡrat) /

noun

a former name (1914–24) of Saint Petersburg
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