[tif-lis; Russian tyi-flyees]
- former name of Tbilisi.
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Examples from the Web for tiflis
I have some white rum with me—from Tiflis; and the weather is cold now.A Hero of Our Time
M. Y. Lermontov
Tiflis has been much developed under the Russian Government.
It is distant thirty-five miles from Kars and eighty-four miles from Tiflis.The Life of Gordon, Volume I
Demetrius Charles Boulger
For I shall be too busy, in Tiflis, and I cannot expect an assistant at this time.'Atlantic Narratives
We spent a morning among Persian and Circassian shopmen in Tiflis.Safar Nameh, Persian Pictures
- transliteration of the Russian name for Tbilisi
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