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Ekaterinburg

[ih-kat-er-in-burg; Russian yi-kuh-tyi-ryin-boork] /ɪˈkæt ər ɪnˈbɜrg; Russian yɪ kə tyɪ ryɪnˈburk/
noun
1.
a city in the Russian Federation in Asia, in the Ural Mountains.
Formerly (1924–91) Sverdlovsk.
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Ekaterinburg

/Russian jɪkətɪrinˈburk/
noun
1.
a variant transliteration of the Russian name for Yekaterinburg

Yekaterinburg

/Russian jɪkətɪrinˈburk/
noun
1.
a city in NW Russia, in the Ural Mountains: scene of the execution (1918) of Nicholas II and his family; university (1920); one of the largest centres of heavy engineering in Russia. Pop: 1 281 000 (2005 est) Former name (1924–91) Sverdlovsk
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