Volgograd


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Vol·go·grad

 (vŏl′gə-grăd′, vōl′-, vəl-gə-grät′)
A city of southwest Russia on the Volga River northeast of Rostov. Founded in 1589 as a defensive stronghold named Tsaritsyn, it was renamed Stalingrad in 1925 and Volgograd in 1961. The city was besieged and severely damaged during a prolonged battle in World War II, with extensive casualties of both German and Soviet troops.

Volgograd

(Russian vəlɡaˈɡrat; English ˈvɒlɡəˌɡræd)
n
(Placename) a port in SW Russia, on the River Volga: scene of a major engagement (1918) during the civil war and again in World War II (1942–43), in which the German forces were defeated; major industrial centre. Pop: 1 016 000 (2005 est). Former names: Tsaritsyn (until 1925) or Stalingrad (1925–61)

Vol•go•grad

(ˈvɒl gəˌgræd, ˈvoʊl-)

n.
a city in the SW Russian Federation, on the Volga River: battles in World War II, 1942–1943. 999,000. Formerly, Stalingrad.
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Noun1.Volgograd - a city in the European part of Russia on the VolgaVolgograd - a city in the European part of Russia on the Volga; site of German defeat in World War II in the winter of 1942-43
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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