guberniya


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guberniya

(ɡuˈbjɛrnɪjə)
n
1. (Historical Terms) a territorial division of imperial Russia
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a territorial and administrative subdivision in the former Soviet Union
[from Russian: government, ultimately from Latin gubernāre to govern]
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He was most likely a Russian German since his residence was in the village of Vichenky of the Chernigov Guberniya [29] that was known as an important centre of Russian Germans.
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