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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Sea ofAzov The northern arm of the Black Sea between southwest Russia and southeast Ukraine. The shallow sea has important fisheries.

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  • proper n. A town in Rostov Oblast, Russia, situated on the Don River

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Examples

  • Some years later the imperial government entrusted Cyril with a mission to the peoples living around the Sea of Azov who had asked to be sent "a man of letters capable of discussing with Jews and Saracens".

    Pope John Paul II

  • This year's episode had Mr. Putin donning scuba gear and retrieving sixth-century Greek amphorae from the bottom of the Sea of Azov.

    Putin Aide Cites Brezhnev as 'Plus' for Russia

  • RIA Novosti/Associated Press Mr. Putin carries archaeological trophies in a contrived photo op on the Sea of Azov.

    Putin Aide Cites Brezhnev as 'Plus' for Russia

  • After all, we were seafarers even before Iáson sailed Arghó to the Sea of Azov in search of the Golden Fleece.

    Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.: Yes, Virginia, Hellenes Have Christmas Traditions

  • After all, we were seafarers even before Iáson sailed Arghó to the Sea of Azov in search of the Golden Fleece.

    Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.: Yes, Virginia, Hellenes Have Christmas Traditions

  • Moreover, the Sea of Azov was shallow, an enormous saltwater lake.

    Deathride

  • Tentatively scheduled for mid-December, this offensive would drive all the way to the Sea of Azov and, it was hoped, complete the destruction of Army Groups A and B.3

    Deathride

  • Traveling in parallel to the two main rivers of Ukraine the Dniester and the Dnieper, they were pushing the front forward so the debris of the opposing Soviet armies would either flee or be swept into the Sea of Azov.

    Deathride

  • More alarming was news that his tanks had reached Taganrog by the 12th, and thus controlled the approach to Rostov from the sea, since Taganrog dominated the bay of the same name Rostov was at the head of the bay and the mouth of the Don as it flowed into the Sea of Azov.

    Deathride

  • Truly temperate conditions are limited to the coastal areas of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov: although the Ukraine and the Don basin were much further south, their location inland compensated to a marked extent: it was only in the extremes the daytime highs and nighttime lows that the regions differed appreciably.

    Deathride

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