from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southwest Russia in the northern Caucasus south of Rostov. Founded by Cossacks on orders from Catherine II in 1794, it is now an industrial center. Population: 715,000.
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- proper n. A city, administrative centre of Krasnodar krai (unofficially called Kuban) of Russia, called Yekaterinodar before December 1920.
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