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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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According to the project of Gasim bay Hajibababayov (1811-1874),the chief architect of Baku Gubernia, the second floor was added to the one-stored caravanserai by the order of the new owner of the building Azerbaijani millionaire Haji Hajagha Dadashov (1828-1905).
Henry Rosenblatt (Khayim Royzenblit, 1878-1956) was born in a small village outside of Kamanets-Podolsk, the capital of the Podolia gubernia (governorate) of what is now southern Ukraine.
By 1789, only 347 colonists had arrived from Saratov to take up residence on the Volga in the area of StaryeMazhary, and even they, just two years later, finding this area to be "inconveniently situated," (11) scattered across the towns and cities of the Caucasian Gubernia. Owing to the absence of volunteers prepared to move to the Northern Caucasus, the government, determined to colonize this geopolitically important region, had no choice but to resort to compulsion.
He was traveling from his family's home there to spend the summer at Rudnik, their country estate located in the gubernia (government district) of Piotrkow about 100 miles to the southwest.
A longer-lived periodical for Muslims was published by the governorship of Turkestan gubernia in Central Asia: Turkestanskie vedomosti/Turkistan Vilayetinin Gazeti (1870-1917).
The 30 November 1882 account of Kaunas' governor of printing houses, lithographic shops and photographic studios in Kaunas gubernia; submitted to the Supreme Board of Printing; RGIA, f.
Lutov, Narhalo NEPa v provintsii: Simbirskaia gubernia, 1921-1923 gg.
After viewing these selected materials, we were invited into the stacks in order to gain some comprehension of GASO's massive collections of materials on the Volga Germans, including administrative, village, and parish records for Saratov Province, from the Saratov Gubernia, the Zemstvo (provincial assembly), and the Duma.
mus quartus Consultor instat ut in textu praevideatur casus etiam conventionum inter Gubernia civilia et Episcoporum Conferentias, quia etsi non formaliter tamen materialiter conventiones sunt." ("Canon 3 CIC," Communicationes 23 (1991): 113-14.)