a city in the western Russian Federation, on the Volga River: birthplace of Lenin.
- Formerly Sim·birsk [sim-beersk; Russian syim-byeersk] /sɪmˈbɪərsk; Russian syɪmˈbyirsk/ .
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How to use Ulyanovsk in a sentence
Evgeny Burdin, a historian in the Volga town of Ulyanovsk, some 900 miles downstream from Dubna, read to me from one of the reports presented at the meeting.The Soviets turned the Volga River into a machine. Then the machine broke. | Olga Dobrovidova | December 15, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
British Dictionary definitions for Ulyanovsk
a city in W central Russia on the River Volga: birthplace of Lenin (V. I. Ulyanov), after whom it was renamed in 1924. Pop: 639 000 (2005 est): Former name:: Simbirsk
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