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A city of western Russia on the Volga River east-southeast of Moscow. Founded as Simbirsk in 1648, it was the birthplace of Lenin. It was renamed Ulyanovsk in 1924.
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(Placename) a city in W central Russia on the River Volga: birthplace of Lenin (V. I. Ulyanov), after whom it was renamed in 1924. Pop: 639 000 (2005 est). Former name: Simbirsk
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Ul•ya•novsk(ulˈyɑ nɔfsk, -nɒfsk, -nəfsk)
a city in the W Russian Federation, on the Volga: birthplace of Lenin. 625,000. Formerly, Simbirsk.
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