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A city of southwest Russia on the Gulf of Taganrog, an arm of the Sea of Azov. Originally a colony of Pisa, it was annexed by Russia in 1769.
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(Placename) a port in SW Russia, on the Gulf of Taganrog (an inlet of the Sea of Azov): founded in 1698 as a naval base and fortress by Peter the Great: industrial centre. Pop: 281 000 (2005 est)
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a seaport in the S Russian Federation in Europe, on the Sea of Azov. 295,000.
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