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 (ăz′ôf, ā′zôf, ə-zôf′), Sea of
The northern arm of the Black Sea between southwest Russia and southeast Ukraine. The shallow sea has important fisheries.


(Placename) Sea of Azov a shallow arm of the Black Sea, to which it is connected by the Kerch Strait: almost entirely landlocked; fed chiefly by the River Don. Area: about 37 500 sq km (14 500 sq miles)


(ˈæz ɔf, -ɒf, ˈeɪ zɔf, ˈeɪ zɒf)

Sea of, a northern arm of the Black Sea, connected with the Black Sea by Kerch Strait. ab. 14,500 sq. mi. (37,555 sq. km).
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Moroccan debutant Bouchra Marmoul, riding astride Azaq Bouznika, came with a late run to take third place on the line.
Jahangir Kakar who was appointed as director finance on merit was made OSD and one Jahanzeb Dil Azaq, an audit officer from the office of audit general who was fake degree holder was inducted as director finance in sheer violation of the service rules.