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Voroshilovgrad

Line breaks: Voro|shi¦lov|grad
Pronunciation: /ˌvɒrəˈʃiːləfɡrad
 
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Definition of Voroshilovgrad in English:

Former name (1935–58 and 1970–91) for Luhansk.

Origin

named in honour of Marshal Kliment Voroshilov (1881–1969), Soviet military and political leader.

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