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 (ē-zhĕfsk′, ē-zhĭfsk′)
A city of west-central Russia northeast of Kazan. Its ironworks date to 1760.
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(Russian iˈʒɛfsk)
(Placename) an industrial city in central Russia, capital of the Udmurt Republic. Pop: 632 000 (2005 est)
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the capital of the Udmurt Autonomous Republic, in the Russian Federation in Europe, NE of Kazan. 635,000.
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