vladimir i, st

Vladimir

[vlad-uh-meer; Russian vluh-dyee-mir]
noun
1.
Saint. Also, Vladimir I, Wladimir, (Vladimir the Great) a.d. c956–1015, first Christian grand prince of Russia 980–1015.
2.
a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, E of Moscow.
3.
a male given name.
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Vladimir1 (Russian vlaˈdimir)
 
n
a city in W central Russia: capital of the principality of Vladimir until the court transferred to Moscow in 1328. Pop: 310 000 (2005 est)

Vladimir2 (ˈvlædɪˌmɪə, Russian vlaˈdimir)
 
n
Saint, called the Great. ?956--1015, grand prince of Kiev (980--1015); first Christian ruler of Russia. Feast day: July 15

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Vladimir
masc. proper name, from O.C.S. Vladimiru "Ruling Peace," from vlasti "to rule over" (from PIE *wal- "to be strong") + miru "peace" (see Mir).
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