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A city of southwest Russia on the northeast shore of the Black Sea. It is a popular health resort.


(Russian ˈsɔtʃi)
(Placename) a city and resort in SW Russia, in the Krasnodar Territory on the Black Sea: hot mineral springs. Pop: 328 000 (2005 est)


(ˈsoʊ tʃi)

a seaport in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, on the Black Sea: resort. 317,000.
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