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(ˈlɛnɪnˌɡræd; Russian lɪninˈɡrat)
(Placename) the former name (1937–91) of Saint Petersburg


(ˈlɛn ɪnˌgræd)

a former name (1924–91) of St. Petersburg (def. 1).
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Noun1.Leningrad - a city in the European part of RussiaLeningrad - a city in the European part of Russia; 2nd largest Russian city; located at the head of the Gulf of Finland; former capital of Russia
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state


[ˈlenɪngræd] N (Hist) → Leningrado m
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6 in the Tikhvin District, Krasnodolinskaya School of the Vyborg District, the Kipenskaya and Russko-Vysotskaya Schools of the Lomonosov District, the Out-of-School Center Otradny of the Kirov District, the press service of the Leningrad Regional Branch of the All-Russian Youth Public the organization "Russian Union of Rural Youth".
According to the order, the monthly amount of presidential pension for participants of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, persons who worked at facilities, institutions and organizations of Leningrad during the blockade of the city and awarded the "For the Defense of Leningrad" medal and the "Resident of Besieged Leningrad" badge (with the exception of war-disabled) will be increased by 10 percent on March 1, 2018.
Bishkek on January 18 hosted a meeting-requiem in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Breakthrough of the Siege of Leningrad.
The first 130 pages are a brief but brilliantly informative biography of the composer Shostakovich whose home was in Leningrad.
Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad
Before Hitler's Wehrmacht surrounded Leningrad in September 1941, Stalin was already killing his own people.
Summary: On July 7, at the Ford plant in Vsevolozhsk, Leningrad region the production of a new range of Ford Focus vehicles started.
Health Minister Talantbek Batyraliyev visited Leningrad blockade veterans living in Kyrgyzstan and talked with them about their satisfaction with the medical care on December 13.
But it caused huge suffering to the people of Russia and especially Leningrad.
According to Naunovski, Macedonia will be closed as much as possible from all sides right because of the method for destruction of Leningrad and it will wait for the collapse.
During the course of Michael Jones's narrative, the reader is introduced to such familiar individuals as Leningrad party boss Andrej Zhdanov, as well as such ordinary Leningraders as the artist Elena Skrjabina.
PETERSBURG, Dec 19, 2010 (TUR) -- Leningrad Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Russian Federation announced 2011 as "Year of Turkey.

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