Definition of Voroshilovgrad in English:

Voroshilovgrad

proper noun

  • former name (1935–58 and 1970–91) for Luhansk

Origin

Named in honour of Marshal Kliment Voroshilov (1881–1969), Soviet military and political leader.

Pronunciation:

Voroshilovgrad

/ˌvɒrəˈʃiːləfɡrad/