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 (stăv-rō′pəl, stäv′rə-pəl)
A city of southwest Russia southeast of Rostov. It was founded as a fortress town in 1777.
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(Russian ˈstavrəpəlj)
1. (Placename) a city in SW Russia: founded as a fortress in 1777. Pop: 362 000 (2005 est). Former name (1940–44): Voroshilovsk
2. (Placename) the former name (until 1964) of Togliatti1
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(stævˈroʊ pəl)

1. a territory of the Russian Federation in Europe. 2,306,000; 29,600 sq. mi. (76,960 sq. km).
2. the capital of this territory. 306,000.
3. former name of Tolyatti.
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