Vladimir

[ vlad-uh-meer; Russian vluh-dyee-mir ]
/ ˈvlæd əˌmɪər; Russian vlʌˈdyi mɪr /
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noun

Saint.Also Vladimir I, Wladimir.Vladimir the Great, a.d. c956–1015, first Christian grand prince of Russia 980–1015.
a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, E of Moscow.
a male given name.

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Vladimir

1
/ (Russian vlaˈdimir) /

noun

a city in W central Russia: capital of the principality of Vladimir until the court transferred to Moscow in 1328. Pop: 310 000 (2005 est)

Vladimir

2
/ (ˈvlædɪˌmɪə, Russian vlaˈdimir) /

noun

Saint, called the Great. ?956–1015, grand prince of Kiev (980–1015); first Christian ruler of Russia. Feast day: July 15
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Word Origin and History for vladimir

Vladimir

masc. proper name, from Old Church Slavonic Vladimiru "Ruling Peace," from vlasti "to rule over" (from PIE *wal- "to be strong") + miru "peace" (see Mir).

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