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

  • 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. Population: 587,000.

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  • proper n. Seaport in Eastern Russia on the Sea of Japan near North Korea, administrative centre of Primorsky Krai.

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  • n. a seaport in the Asian part of Russia


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  • Two weeks later a U.S. man-of-war, steaming out of the port of Vladivostok, is hailed by the Russians and Bub Russell is dropped over the rail to the deck of the American ship; a week later he is put ashore at Hakodate, and after some telegraphing, his fare is paid on the railroad to Yokohama.

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  • Vladivostok is reported to be beautiful in nature and a hell-hole in the man-made parts.

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  • I was in Misawa Japan in the 1980s, so close to Vladivostok that we took our air-raid drills seriously (mach 2 flight time between Misawa and Vladivostok is only a couple of dozen minutes) and close enough to listen to Radio Vladivostok (which had laughable English language propaganda and excellent classical music).

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  • Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm was born in Vladivostok on July 8, 1895, as the son of Evgenij Tamm, an engineer, and Olga Davydova.

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