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Zaporizhzhya

Pronunciation: /ˌzapɒˈrɪʒjə/
An industrial city of Ukraine, on the Dnieper River; population 781,600 (est. 2009). It developed as a major industrial centre after the construction of a hydroelectric dam in 1932. Russian name Zaporozhyezəpaˈrɔʒje. Former name (until 1921) Aleksandrovsk.
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