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Voroshilov

[vawr-uh-shee-luh f; Russian vuh-ruh-shi-luh f]
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noun
  1. Kli·ment E·fre·mo·vich [klyi-myent yi-frye-muh-vyich] /klyɪˈmyɛnt yɪˈfryɛ mə vyɪtʃ/, 1881–1969, Soviet general: president of the Soviet Union 1953–60.
  2. former name of Ussuriisk.
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  • Voroshilov replied cuttingly, and he too touched on the future of Russia.

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    Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich

  • Suddenly he heard the sound of familiar voices; he looked ahead and saw Voroshilov and Bambaev coming to meet him.

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    Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich


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Voroshilov

noun
  1. Kliment Yefremovich (ˈklimɪnt jɪˈfrjɛməvitʃ). 1881–1969, Soviet military leader; president of the Soviet Union (1953–60)
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