Yekaterinburg

geographical name
Ye·​ka·​te·​rin·​burg | \ yi-ˈka-tə-rən-ˌbərg How to pronounce Yekaterinburg (audio) , yi-ˌkä-ti-rēm-ˈbu̇rk\
variants: or 1924–91 Sverdlovsk \ sverd-​ˈlȯfsk How to pronounce Sverdlovsk (audio) \

Definition of Yekaterinburg

city of western Russia in Asia in the central Ural Mountains population 1,350,000

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