Shevardnadze

[ shev-erd-nahd-zuh; Russian shi-vuhrd-nah-dzuh ]
/ ˌʃɛv ərdˈnɑd zə; Russian ʃɪ vʌrdˈnɑ dzə /

noun

Ed·uard A. [ed-werd; Russian ed-wahrt] /ˈɛd wərd; Russian ɛdˈwɑrt/,1928–2014, Soviet foreign minister 1985–91; president of his native Georgian Republic 1995–2003.

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British Dictionary definitions for shevardnadze

Shevardnadze
/ (ˌʃɛvədˈnɑːdzə) /

noun

Eduard (Amvrosiyevich). born 1928, Georgian statesman; president of Georgia (1992–2003); Soviet minister of foreign affairs (1985–91), who played an important part in arms negotiations with the US
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