Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name.
  • proper noun a trademark of AvtoVAZ, a Soviet/Russian automotive manufacturer, the name for the internal Soviet/Russian market is Zhiguli (Жигули (Žigulí) pl.)

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Examples

  • Under the name Lada, the Fiat became a car of choice for both the advantaged people and the Communist leadership (the common man had to do with a Zaporozhets).

    A Triumph of Corporate Will: the Fiat-Chrysler Merger

  • Indeed, Putin's remark wasn't too far off from the old Russian joke "What do you call a Lada with brakes?"

    FOXNews.com

  • Indeed, Putin's remark wasn't too far off from the old Russian joke "What do you call a Lada with brakes?"

    WSOCTV.com - Local News

  • If the Lada was a wreck, so were the men in it, Arkady thought.

    Three Stations : An Arkady Renko Novel

  • The Lada is a car for the masses, cheap and basic.

    Russia's Motor City Braces For Widespread Layoffs

  • While visiting Voskedab yesterday with Sergey as well as his son Karen, for whom I have been designated as godfather, we inquired about a vehicle for sale for me to drive commonly known as the Lada/Zhiguli Model 08, first introduced in the Soviet Union in 1988 but continued to be produced until only a few years ago.

    Archive 2004-11-01

  • While visiting Voskedab yesterday with Sergey as well as his son Karen, for whom I have been designated as godfather, we inquired about a vehicle for sale for me to drive commonly known as the Lada/Zhiguli Model 08, first introduced in the Soviet Union in 1988 but continued to be produced until only a few years ago.

    An Armenian Blog About Life in Armenia

  • The Lada has been the butt of jokes since Soviet times, and Putin's candid admission is hardly likely to do much for the car's reputation.

    The Seattle Times

  • The Lada has been the butt of jokes since Soviet times, and Putin's candid admission is hardly likely to do much for the car's reputation.

    CBS 2 - KCAL 9 - Los Angeles - Southern California - LA Breaking News, Weather, Traffic, Sports

  • The Lada has been the butt of jokes since Soviet times, and Putin's candid admission is hardly likely to do much for the car's reputation.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

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