Leningrad

Leningrad

[len-in-grad; Russian lyi-nyin-graht]
noun
a former name (1924–91) of St. Petersburg ( def 1 ).
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Leningrad (ˈlɛnɪnˌɡræd, Russian lɪninˈɡrat)
 
n
the former name (1937--91) of Saint Petersburg

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Leningrad [(len-in-grad, len-in-grahd)]

Name of Saint Petersburg, Russia, from 1924 to 1991. (See Saint Petersburg.)

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