guberniya


Also found in: Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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]
References in periodicals archive ?
30pm Football Bundesliga: Freiburg v Stuttgart 3pm Football Switzerland: Thun v Basle 3pm Volleyball Russia: Guberniya Nijniy Novgorod v Iskra Odintsovo 3pm Football Slovenia: Maribor v Koper 3.
Estonians were divided between two guberniyas, Latvians between three, whereas three counties of the Vitebsk Guberniya were officially affiliated to the Northwestern Krai ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.
30pm Football Poland - Lechia Gdansk v Legia Warsaw 2pm Football Ukraine - Vorskla Poltava v Arsenal Kiev 2pm Tennis ATP Paris Masters 2pm Football Turkey - Genclerbirligi v Elazigspor 2pm Football Russia - Krasnodar v Dinamo Moscow 2pm Volleyball Russia - Lokomotiv Belogrod v Shakhtar Soligorsk 2pm Volleyball Russia - Zenit Kazan v Guberniya Nizhny Novgorod 2.