Lugansk

[ loo-gahnsk ]
/ luˈgɑnsk /

noun

a city in E Ukraine, in the Donets Basin.

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Also Lu·hans'k [loo-hahnsk] /luˈhɑnsk/.
Formerly Vo·ro·shi·lov·grad [vawr-uh-shee-luh f-grad; Russian vuh-ruh-shi-luhf-graht] /ˌvɔr əˈʃi ləfˌgræd; Russian və rə ʃɪ lʌfˈgrɑt/
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British Dictionary definitions for voroshilovgrad (1 of 2)

Voroshilovgrad
/ (Russian vərəʃilafˈɡrat) /

noun

the former name (1935–91) of Lugansk

British Dictionary definitions for voroshilovgrad (2 of 2)

Lugansk
/ (Russian luˈɡansk) /

noun

an industrial city in E Ukraine, in the Donbass mining region: established in 1795 as an iron-founding centre. Pop: 454 000 (2005 est)Former name (1935–91): Voroshilovgrad
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