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Taganrog

[tag-uh n-rog; Russian tuh-guhn-rawk] /ˈtæg ənˌrɒg; Russian tə gʌnˈrɔk/
noun
1.
a seaport in the S Russian Federation in Europe, on the Gulf of Taganrog.
2.
Gulf of, an arm of the Sea of Azov.
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  • They spent a week with their friends at Taganrog, and thence proceeded to Odessa, the great commercial entrepôt of the Euxine.

  • They had been to Taganrog and loaded a cargo of tallow for London.

    The Shellback's Progress Walter Runciman
  • Therefore, I immediately hired a wagon, and taking this extraordinary saddle with me and then on to Taganrog to the governor's.

  • The Czar had also fortified Taganrog and other places threatening the Crimea.

  • General Roth had written fully to the Czar, sending his report by an officer to his imperial master at Taganrog.

    The Green Book Mr Jkai
  • Ilya bought a talisman, took two other fellows with him, and went to Taganrog.

  • In Taganrog we were on friendly terms with a well-to-do Polish family.

    Letters of Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov
  • When Jack comes back from Taganrog I will arrange things with him in some way.'

  • You know that several years ago our late Czar visited Taganrog.

  • He accordingly came to the conclusion that they had been withdrawn to garrison Taganrog, or some other important fortress.

    The Three Commanders W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for Taganrog

Taganrog

/Russian təɡanˈrɔk/
noun
1.
a port in SW Russia, on the Gulf of Taganrog (an inlet of the Sea of Azov): founded in 1698 as a naval base and fortress by Peter the Great: industrial centre. Pop: 281 000 (2005 est)
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