leningrad leningrad  /ˈlɛ nən ˌɡræd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a city in the European part of Russia; 2nd largest Russian city; located at the head of the Gulf of Finland; former capital of Russia

News

  • The Rails Girls Are Coming to a City Near You (Video)

    So far, the Rails Girls have groups in cities ranging from Warsaw to Wellington, with U.S. gatherings in Washington D.C., Charlotte NC, San Francisco CA, and... let's make it easy: Here's a map. OMG! They're everywhere! Actually, mostly Europe, being as they started in Finland, same as the Leningrad Cowboys and a popular computer operating system. But they're spreading like mad. Would you ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Slashdot

Quotes

  1. "We have a number of highly-professional military units in the Leningrad, Siberian and Far Eastern military districts, which are specifically trained for combat in Arctic regions," Shamanov said.
    on Jun 10, 2008 By: Vladimir Shamanov Source: RIA Novosti

  2. "In April we plan to start the construction of the sea section. Construction will start from the Russian direction, from the Leningrad Region," Miller told journalists.
    on Jan 16, 2010 By: Alexei Miller Source: Tehran Times

  3. "Liev, the director, he always copied everything from me, all the music that I had. That's why there's Gypsy music in the film, that's why there's Leningrad," Hutz said.
    on Jan 25, 2007 By: Eugene Hutz Source: The Moscow Times

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