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Peter I

Syllabification: Pe·ter I

Definition of Peter I in English:

( 1672–1725), tsar of Russia 1682–1725; known as Peter the Great. Peter modernized his armed forces and expanded his territory in the Baltic. His extensive administrative reforms were instrumental in transforming Russia into a significant European power. In 1703, he made the new city of St. Petersburg his capital.

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