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 (tăg′ən-rŏg′, tə-gən-rôk′)
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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(Russian təɡanˈrɔk)
(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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(ˈtæg ənˌrɒg)

a seaport in the S Russian Federation in Europe, on the Sea of Azov. 295,000.
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Chekhov was born in 1860 in Taganrog, Russia. Taganrog is famous for stories such as "The Steppe" and "The Lady with the Dog", as well as plays such as "The Seagull" and "Uncle Vanya".
Summary: TAGANROG, Russia, Ramadan 02, 1431/Aug.12, SPA --
Linz [1996] used a survey of 845 workers at state owned enterprises in Taganrog, Russia in 1992.
This case study of thirty-two privatized firms in Taganrog, Russia, suggests several patterns.