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- See Tbilisi.
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- proper n. The city of Tbilisi.
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- n. the capital and largest city of Georgia on the Kura river
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I was born three years after he arrived there, in Tiflis, the capital of Caucasus.
Besides the large college in Tiflis, Russia has established and supports eighteen schools south of the Caucasus.
Tiflis is defended by strong posts and barracks, which contribute largely to preserve the fidelity of the Ossets, through whose territory the road is carried.
Bagration, of the days of 1812, was a Georgian; and Bebutoff, the governor of Tiflis, is an Armenian.
Museum of Tiflis, which is rich in ancient Georgian codices; and the library of the monastery of Etchmiadzin, which has a valuable collection of Armenian codices.
"Tiflis," he says, "so called on account of its mineral springs, is divided into three parts: Tiflis properly so called, or the ancient town; Kala, or the citadel; and the suburb of
"In his 1948 book A Russian Journal, John Steinbeck describes attending 'a soccer game between the teams representing Tiflis and Kiev'," writes Phil Rebbeck.
Tiflis is real Orient—fought over by Persian, Greek, Turk, Arabian and Russian for centuries.
In Tiflis, DeMille met with Georgian filmmakers and discovered that they were still making silent movies.
A Bolshevik political leader and Soviet statesman, Stalin was born near Tiflis, Georgia.