- 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.
Examples from the Web for vladimir
Kim Jong Un is changing role models, steering Pyongyang away from Chinese autocrats toward the ultra-aggressive Vladimir Putin.Kim Jong Un’s Kid Gloves Are Now Off
Gordon G. Chang
December 17, 2014
On Tuesday, two senior Kremlin officials, Vladimir Avdeyenko and Boris Rapoport, quit their jobs.Recession? Devaluation? Inflation? Putin Tells Russia Stay the Course.
December 4, 2014
The New York Daily News declared that “Russian strongman Vladimir Putin has unleashed a weapon of mass distraction.”Ex-Spy Anna Chapman, From Russia Unloved
November 27, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin pounced quickly Sunday, denouncing the economic blockade of the Donbas.Eastern Ukraine Braces for ‘Full-Scale War’
November 17, 2014
In short, it looks as if Russian President Vladimir Putin sold a stake to China because he needed cash quickly.China Is Financing Putin’s Aggression
Gordon G. Chang
November 13, 2014
Mr Vladimir bore the look of heavy inquiry with perfect serenity.
Mr Vladimir, arranging his cravat, observed him in the glass over the mantelpiece.
Mr Vladimir did not stumble, did not stagger back, did not change his stride.
“Nobody will believe what a man of that sort says,” said Mr Vladimir contemptuously.
Mr Verloc, thinking of Mr Vladimir, did not hesitate in the choice of words.
- 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)
- Saint, called the Great. ?956–1015, grand prince of Kiev (980–1015); first Christian ruler of Russia. Feast day: July 15
Word Origin and History for 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).