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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Vol•go•gradˈvɒl gəˌgræd, ˈvoʊl-(n.)

  1. a city in the SW Russian Federation, on the Volga River: battles in World War II, 1942–1943. 999,000.

    Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Formerly, Stalingrad.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Volgograd, Stalingrad, Tsaritsyn(noun)

    a city in the European part of Russia on the Volga; site of German defeat in World War II in the winter of 1942-43

Wiktionary

  1. Volgograd(ProperNoun)

    A city in Russia.

  2. Volgograd(ProperNoun)

    An oblast in southwestern Russia.

  3. Origin: From Волгоград.

Freebase

  1. Volgograd

    Volgograd, formerly called Tsaritsyn and known as Stalingrad from 1925 to 1961, is an important industrial city and the administrative center of Volgograd Oblast, Russia. It is 80-kilometer long, north to south, situated on the western bank of the Volga River. Population: 1,021,215; 1,011,417; 1,022,578. The city became famous for its resistance, as well as the extensive physical damage and death toll it suffered during the Battle of Stalingrad against the German Army in World War II. Since February 2013, the city's name is to be commemorated as Stalingrad six days each year.

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