Voroshilovsk

[ vawr-uh-shee-lawfsk, -lofsk; Russian vuh-ruh-shi-luh fsk ]
/ ˌvɔr əˈʃi lɔfsk, -lɒfsk; Russian və rəˈʃɪ ləfsk /

noun

former name of Stavropol.

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British Dictionary definitions for voroshilovsk

Voroshilovsk
/ (Russian vəraˈʃiləfsk) /

noun

the former name (1940–44) of Stavropol
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