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 (vlăd′ə-və-stŏk′, -vŏs′tŏk′, vlə-dyə-və-stôk′)
A city of extreme southeast Russia on an arm of the Sea of Japan. It has been a naval base since 1872 and grew rapidly after the completion of the Trans-Siberian Railroad in the early 1900s.
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(ˌvlædɪˈvɒstɒk; Russian vlədivasˈtɔk)
(Placename) a port in SE Russia, on the Sea of Japan: terminus of the Trans-Siberian Railway; the main Russian Pacific naval base since 1872 and chief commercial and civilian Russian port in the Far East; university (1956). Pop: 584 000 (2005 est)
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(ˌvlæd əˈvɒs tɒk, -vəˈstɒk)

a seaport in the SE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Sea of Japan: eastern terminus of the Trans-Siberian Railroad. 648,000.
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Noun1.Vladivostok - a seaport in the Asian part of RussiaVladivostok - a seaport in the Asian part of Russia
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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And yet, when a Russian moves between the two universes, this feeling of finality persists, the logical impossibility of a place like Russia existing alongside the civilized world, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, sharing the same atmosphere with, say, Vladivostock....
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