[tahm-bawf, -bawv; Russian tuhm-bawf]
- a city, in the Russian Federation in Europe, SE of Moscow.
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Examples from the Web for tambov
The Tambov Abbot is asking whether there is not a brother who would take his place.
At the Tambov hermitage the anchorite Hilary, a man of saintly life, has died.
And yet it found solace in the thought: “We are from Tambov; the Germans will not reach us.”The Russian Turmoil
Anton Ivanovich Denikin
The same declaration is made by a peasant in Tver, another in Tambov.The Kingdom of God is Within You
Count Leo Tolstoy
Another peasant in Iver or in Tambov makes the same statement.The Kingdom of God is Within You, What is Art
Lyof N. Tolstoi
- an industrial city in W Russia: founded in 1636 as a Muscovite fort; a major engineering centre. Pop: 293 000 (2005 est)
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