[ sohv-yetsk; Russian suh-vyetsk ]
/ soʊvˈyɛtsk; Russian sʌˈvyɛtsk /
a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, NE of Kaliningrad on the Nemen River: formerly in East Prussia; peace treaty (1807) between France, Prussia, and Russia.
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British Dictionary definitions for sovetsk
/ (Russian saˈvjɛtsk) /
a town in W Russia, in the Kaliningrad Region on the Neman River: scene of the signing of the treaty (1807) between Napoleon I and Tsar Alexander I; passed from East Prussia to the Soviet Union in 1945Former name (until 1945): Tilsit
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