Definition of okrug in English:

okrug

noun

  • (in Russia and Bulgaria) a territorial division for administrative and other purposes.

    • ‘The federal okrug includes ten components of the Russian Federation with 64 cities and towns.’
    • ‘He served as commander and staff officer in the Russian Group of Forces in Germany, Far Eastern and Trans-Baikal Military okrugs.’
    • ‘In a report to Stalin a high-ranking official complained that in Orel okrug only 45,000 out of 110,000 men could be mobilized.’

Origin

Russian okrug, Bulgarian okrăg.

Pronunciation

okrug

/ˈɒkrʊɡ/