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

  • A city of southern Georgia southeast of Tbilisi. An ancient town on the site was destroyed c. 1400 by Tamerlane. Population: 116,000.


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  • Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who attended the opening ceremony, said on the Rustavi 2 channel that Georgia had lost an honorable young sportsman.

    Georgian Luger's Hometown Mourns His Death

  • (“Rustvelli” means someone from Rustavi, a town near the Georgian capital Tblisi.).

    The Knight in the Panther’s Skin « Skid Roche

  • The line of craters left by the alleged Russian attacks runs through the middle of a hilly, mostly uninhabited plain some 15 miles south of Tbilisi, near the town of Rustavi.

    Raids Suggest Russia Targeted Energy Pipelines

  • He was superb in last week's 5-1 win over Dijon, and scored twice in the Europa League win over Olimpia Rustavi.

    The Guardian World News

  • Local media reports said the injured soldiers were being treated in the town of Rustavi south of Tbilisi.

    Reuters: Top News

  • I was placed in Rustavi, an old factory town of about 130,000 inhabitants 25 minutes away from the capital of Tbilisi.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Programme producer Giorgi Khaburdzania described Kasparov as a "living genius" and said that he expected a huge audience for the show, which is due to be broadcast by Georgia's Rustavi 2 television station next week.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The plant is located in Rustavi, 50 km from the Georgian capital Tbilisi. - Financial News

  • Mikhail Saakashvili, in comments carried on Rustavi, a pro-government television station.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The taped phone conversation, less than two minutes in length, was aired by the Georgian national television stations, Imedi and Rustavi 2, on January 15.

    Civil.Ge Daily News


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