Voroshilov

[ vawr-uh-shee-luh f; Russian vuh-ruh-shi-luh f ]
/ ˌvɔr əˈʃi ləf; Russian və rʌˈʃɪ ləf /

noun

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.
former name of Ussuriisk.

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Example sentences from the Web for voroshilov

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

    Smoke|Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich
  • Voroshilov replied cuttingly, and he too touched on the future of Russia.

    Smoke|Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich

British Dictionary definitions for voroshilov

Voroshilov
/ (Russian vərəˈʃiləf) /

noun

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