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o·blast

 (ô′bləst, ô′bläst′)
n.
An administrative territorial division within Russia and other former Soviet republics, including Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan.

[Russian oblast', from Old Church Slavonic oblastĭ : ob, on; see epi in Indo-European roots + vlastĭ, power; see wal- in Indo-European roots.]
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oblast

(ˈɒblɑːst)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an administrative division of the constituent republics of Russia
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an administrative and territorial division in some republics of the former Soviet Union
[from Russian, from Old Slavonic, vlast government]
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o•blast

(ˈɒb læst, -lɑst)

n., pl. o•blasts, o•bla•sti (ˈɒb lə sti)
(in Russia and the Soviet Union) an administrative division corresponding to an autonomous province.
[1885–90; < Russian óblast', Old Russian oblastĭ=ob- against, on + vlastĭ authority, power; see volost]
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