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Voronezh

[vuh-roh-nish; Russian vuh-raw-nyish] /vəˈroʊ nɪʃ; Russian vʌˈrɔ nyɪʃ/
noun
1.
a city in the SW Russian Federation in Europe.
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  • Denisov was going home to Voronezh and Rostov persuaded him to travel with him as far as Moscow and to stay with him there.

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  • The society gathered together at the governor's was the best in Voronezh.

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  • But remembering her relations with Nicholas in Voronezh she was shy about doing so.

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  • The last days of her stay in Voronezh had been the happiest of her life.

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  • Fortunately, Anatol had a friend at Voronezh, to whom we telegraphed at once.

  • Her equipages were the huge family coach in which she had traveled to Voronezh, a semiopen trap, and a baggage cart.

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  • He was sentenced to be sent to a disciplinary battalion and stayed fifteen months in the Voronezh disciplinary battalion.

  • When he met her again in Voronezh the impression she made on him was not merely pleasing but powerful.

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British Dictionary definitions for Voronezh

Voronezh

/Russian vaˈrɔnɪʃ/
noun
1.
a city in W Russia: engineering, chemical, and food-processing industries; university (1918). Pop: 842 000 (2005 est)
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