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 (rə-stôf′) also Ros·tov-on-Don (-ŏn-dŏn′, -dôn′, -ôn-)
A city of southwest Russia on the Don River near its outlet on an arm of the Sea of Azov. The city grew around a fortress built in 1761 and was chartered in 1797.


(ˈrɒstɒv) or


(Placename) a port in S Russia, on the River Don 48 km (30 miles) from the Sea of Azov: industrial centre. Pop: 1 081 000 (2005 est)


(rəˈstɔf, -ˈstɒf)

a seaport in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, on the Don River, near the Sea of Azov. 1,020,000. Also called Rostov′-on-Don′.
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Noun1.Rostov - a seaport on the Don River near the Sea of Azov in the European part of Russia
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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Address : The Russian Federation, 344007, Rostov region, Rostov-na-Donu g Budennovsky 22
TWO teams riding high in the Russian league meet in Moscow today and Lokomotiv versus Rostov could be more entertaining than bookmakers believe with both teams to score appealing most at 5-4 with Hills.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia's Emergencies Ministry convoy with humanitarian aid for Donbass arrived in the Rostov Region on Thursday.
Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Russian news outlets that Mr Putin had ordered approximately 17,600 troops to return home from Rostov, a southern region that borders east Ukraine, where pro-Russian insurgents have been battling government troops since April.
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The 29-year-old Frenchman has been a free agent since parting company with Russian club FC Rostov earlier this year.
If we consider Lower Don as huge latitudinal natural-landscape axis of Rostov Region connecting the mirrors of Taganrog Gulf of Azov sea and Tsimlyansk water reservoir it is easy to notice that it is accompanied all the time by north and south urban belts.
Refugee camp in Russia's Rostov region is a home for the refugees, who fled from war-torn eastern Ukraine, has opened its doors to the local and international press members.
Moscow, Muharram 29, 1434, Dec 13, 2012, SPA -- Three people died when a building collapsed in the Rostov region in southern Russia on Thursday night.
Summary: Air Arabia, announced the launch of services to Rostov, its fifth destination in Russia on Wednesday.
Russian investors of the region of Rostov are interested in building buyout centers for farming produces in Macedonia, said Finance Minister Zoran Stavreski, who presented Monday the possibilities Macedonia offers before businessmen in Rostov.
Rostov, Krasnoyarsk and Perm sales companies reported 2011 financials