Sea of Azoff

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Noun1.Sea of Azoff - a bay of the Black Sea between Russia and the Ukraine
Black Sea, Euxine Sea - a sea between Europe and Asia; a popular resort area of eastern Europeans
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"The allied fleet has swept the Sea of Azoff, penetrated beyond the range of any previous vessel of war, and loosened the thunder of British and French artillery on the enemy at the mouth of the Don..."
"Azoff" was awarded only to Naval and Royal Marine personel who served in the sea of Azoff in 1855 and it would seem likely this was one of Gough's two clasps.