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Nizhni Novgorod

[nizh-nee nov-guh-rod; Russian nyee-zhnyee nawv-guh-ruh t] /ˈnɪʒ ni ˈnɒv gəˌrɒd; Russian ˈnyi ʒnyi ˈnɔv gə rət/
noun
1.
a city in the Russian Federation in Europe, E of Moscow, on the Volga River.
Formerly (1932–91) Gorki.
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Nizhni Novgorod

/Russian ˈniʒnij ˈnɔvɡərət/
noun
1.
a city and port in central Russia, at the confluence of the Volga and Oka Rivers: situated on the Volga route from the Baltic to central Asia; birthplace of Maxim Gorki. Pop: 1 288 000 (2005 est) Former name (1932–91) Gorki
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