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Vla·di·mir

 (vlăd′ə-mîr′, vlə-dyē′mĭr)
A city of western Russia east of Moscow. Probably founded in the 10th century, it came under the control of Moscow during the 15th century.

Vladimir

(Russian vlaˈdimir)
n
(Placename) 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)

Vladimir

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

Vlad•i•mir

(ˈvlæd əˌmɪər, vləˈdi mɪr)

n.
1. Saint. Also, Vladimir I. ( “Vladimir the Great” ) a.d. c956-1015, grand prince of Kiev 980-1015: first Christian ruler of Russia.
2. a city in the W Russian Federation, E of Moscow. 343,000.
Translations
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References in classic literature ?
I think," he said, "that you had better see Mr Vladimir.
Mr Vladimir, First Secretary, had a drawing-room reputation as an agreeable and entertaining man.
At once, with contemptuous perversity, Mr Vladimir changed the language, and began to speak idiomatic English without the slightest trace of a foreign accent.
Cherchez la femme," Mr Vladimir deigned to interrupt, unbending, but without affability; there was, on the contrary, a touch of grimness in his condescension.
He had been summoned by a letter - And he plunged his hand busily into the side pocket of his overcoat, but before the mocking, cynical watchfulness of Mr Vladimir, concluded to leave it there.
That's a failing which age does not cure," Mr Vladimir remarked, with sinister familiarity.
Mr Vladimir observed the forced expression of bewilderment on Verloc's face, and smiled sarcastically.
On repeating this last word Mr Vladimir laid a long white forefinger on the edge of the desk.
Vassily Lukitch replied that the Vladimir was greater than the Alexander Nevsky.
He imagined his father's having suddenly been presented with both the Vladimir and the Andrey today, and in consequence being much better tempered at his lesson, and dreamed how, when he was grown up, he would himself receive all the orders, and what they might invent higher than the Andrey.
When little Vladimir finally relinquished her, with assurances that he was `desolated to leave so early', she was ready to rest, and see how her recreant knight had borne his punishment.
And who then would give us the Vladimir medal and ribbon?