volgograd


volgograd

noun

  1. a city in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, on the Volga River: battles in World War II, September 1942–February 1943.

noun

  1. a port in SW Russia, on the River Volga: scene of a major engagement (1918) during the civil war and again in World War II (1942–43), in which the German forces were defeated; major industrial centre. Pop: 1 016 000 (2005 est)Former names: (until 1925) Tsaritsyn, (1925–61) Stalingrad

City located in southern Russia, amid the lower Volga and Don Rivers.

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