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 (täm-bôf′, -bôv′)
A city of western Russia southeast of Moscow. Founded as a fortress in 1636, it is a manufacturing center and railroad junction.


(Russian tamˈbɔf)
(Placename) an industrial city in W Russia: founded in 1636 as a Muscovite fort; a major engineering centre. Pop: 293 000 (2005 est)


(tɑmˈbɔf, -ˈbɔv)

a city in the Russian Federation, SE of Moscow. 305,000.
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At the Tambov hermitage the anchorite Hilary, a man of saintly life, has died.
Sergius obeyed the starets, showed his letter to the Abbot, and having obtained his permission, gave up his cell, handed all his possessions over to the monastery, and set out for the Tambov hermitage.
'To Tambov, eight miles from here,' replied one of the lawyers, who was having a flirtation with her.
"You know, Mary, today Elias Mitrofanych" (this was his overseer) "came back from the Tambov estate and told me they are already offering eighty thousand rubles for the forest."
Moscow/London: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Russian Tambov Region's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'BB+' with Stable Outlooks and its Short-term foreign currency IDR at 'B'.
The two firms have established a turkey meat production joint venture called Tambov Turkey LLC and have agreed to invest more than EUR100m in the development of the project.
Tenders are invited for supply of a multifunctional device (multifunctional device) for the needs of the federal state health institution center for hygiene and epidemiology in the tambov region
Tenders are invited for selective overhaul of the heating system, cold and hot water supply of the courtyard engineering communications of the tgbuz "kirsanovskaya tsrb" building located at the address: tambov region, kirsanov, ul.
Chief Metrologist at the Tambov FMC, Elena Grigorieva, held a seminar on the specifics of operating energy metering devices.
Tenders are invited for execution of works for the municipal needs of the city district-tambov city for the repair of a highway on the 1st aviation passage in the city of tambov