[pe-truh-grad; Russian pyi-truh-graht]
- former name (1914–24) of St. Petersburg(def 2).
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In September 1915 the Petrograd region could obtain no more than 65 per cent.England and Germany
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Apparently some people anticipate an advance on Petrograd itself.War Letters of a Public-School Boy
Then just before we started to Petrograd he presented it to me.
If we have failed it is, of course, wisest that we should return to Petrograd.
But when you reach Petrograd have nothing to do with Sonya Valesky.
- a former name (1914–24) of Saint Petersburg
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