Entry from British & World English dictionary
(In Russia and Bulgaria) a territorial division for administrative and other purposes.
- He served as commander and staff officer in the Russian Group of Forces in Germany, Far Eastern and Trans-Baikal Military okrugs.
- The federal okrug includes ten components of the Russian Federation with 64 cities and towns.
- In a report to Stalin a high-ranking official complained that in Orel okrug only 45,000 out of 110,000 men could be mobilized.
Russian okrug, Bulgarian okrăg.
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