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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of west-central Russia in the eastern foothills of the Ural Mountains. Nicholas II and his family were executed here (1918) after the Russian Revolution. From 1924 to 1991 the city was known as Sverdlovsk.

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  • proper noun A city in the Sverdlovsk oblast of Russia, the fifth-largest in the country by population.

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