Pronunciation: (vlad'u-mēr"; Russ. vlu-dyē'mir), [key]
1. Saint. Also,Vladimir I,Wladimir. (Vladimir the Great)a.d. c956–1015, first Christian grand prince of Russia 980–1015.
2. a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, E of Moscow. 343,000.
3. a male given name.
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