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Se·vas·to·pol

 (sə-văs′tə-pōl′, sĕv′ə-stō′pəl) Formerly Se·bas·to·pol (sə-băs′tə-pōl′)
A city of southern Ukraine in Crimea on the Black Sea west of Yalta. Founded on the site of an ancient Greek colony, it became Russia's principal Black Sea naval base after the late 18th century. The city resisted lengthy sieges during the Crimean War and World War II.
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Sevastopol

(Russian sɪvasˈtɔpəlj)
n
(Placename) a port, resort, and naval base in the Crimea, on the Black Sea: captured and destroyed by British, French, and Turkish forces after a siege of 11 months (1854–55) during the Crimean War; taken by the Germans after a siege of 8 months (1942) during World War II. Pop: 338 000 (2005 est). English name: Sebastopol
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Se•vas•to•pol

(səˈvæs təˌpoʊl)

also Sebastopol



n.
a seaport in the S Crimea, in S Ukraine. 361,000.
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Noun1.Sevastopol - a city in southern Ukraine on the Black SeaSevastopol - a city in southern Ukraine on the Black Sea
Crimea - a Ukrainian peninsula between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov
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