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Donets Basinalso Don·bas (dŏn′bäs)
A major industrial region of eastern Ukraine and southwest Russia north of the Sea of Azov and west of the Donets River. Developed after the 1870s, it is one of the densest industrial concentrations in the world.
(Placename) another name for the Donbass