[ ool-yah-nawfsk, -nofsk; Russian oo-lyah-nuhfsk ]
/ ulˈyɑ nɔfsk, -nɒfsk; Russian uˈlyɑ nəfsk /
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a city in the western Russian Federation, on the Volga River: birthplace of Lenin.
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Formerly Sim·birsk [sim-beersk; Russian syim-byeersk] /sɪmˈbɪərsk; Russian syɪmˈbyirsk/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for Ulyanovsk
/ (Russian uljˈjanəfsk) /
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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