[ US /ˈɫɛnənˌɡɹæd, ˈɫɛnɪnˌɡɹæd/ ]
  1. 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
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How To Use Leningrad In A Sentence

  • January 24,1924: Petrograd, formerly Saint Petersburg, Russia, is renamed Leningrad.
  • Three days later, after the Leningrad - Moscow railway had been cleared, Stalin declared the blockade broken, and that night the city's anti-aircraft batteries fired victory salvos while the battle rumbled on the western horizon.
  • On 7 February, a train steamed into Leningrad after having passed through the corridor and crossed the Neva on track laid over the ice.
  • ST.PETERSBURG, situated in extreme Northwest Russia and formerly known as Petrograd or Leningrad, is one of the most beautiful cities of Europe.
  • Note was taken that Ned had failed to advise the twelfth floor of Barley's drunken breakout after his return from Leningrad.
  • His last years were characterized by disillusionment, drunkenness, and excess, and he committed suicide in Leningrad, writing his last poem in his own blood.
  • My hands shook, no doubt from strain and also from weakness–we had been eating a rusk a day for four days…but our column was fresh from Leningrad and we had seen people starving to death. Sealing Their Fate
  • The residents of Leningrad voted to restore the city's original name of St Petersburg.
  • Indeed, he still had a high opinion of Slavic chivalry, based on a visit some years before to Leningrad. KARA KUSH
  • Papa worked as a pipe engineer at the Leningrad waterworks plant. THE BRONZE HORSEMAN
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