Vladimir

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See also: Vladimír and Vladímir

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From Russian Влади́мир(Vladímir), name of several saints in the Russian Orthodox Church, from Old East Slavic Володимѣръ(Volodiměrŭ), Old Church Slavonic Владимѣръ(Vladiměrŭ), from владь(vladĭ, power) (which is from Proto-Indo-European *wal(be strong)) and мѣръ(měrŭ, great), changed by folk etymology into миръ(mirŭ, peace).

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Vladimir

  1. A male given name popular throughout the history of Slavic countries and societies, but rare as a name of English-speaking persons.
  2. A city in Russia, administrative centre of Vladimir oblast.

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