- Sea of, Azov.
- Sea of, a northern arm of the Black Sea connected with the Black Sea by Kerch Strait. About 14,500 sq. mi. (37,555 sq. km).
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Come, that sabre cut I got on the head at the siege of Azof has deranged my brain.A Romance of the West Indies
The (p. 156) trouble began among the streltsi who had been sent to Azof.
In 1736, the Russians took Azof and ravaged the western Crimea.
The Turks had ships of their own, which they brought into the Sea of Azof for the protection of the town.Peter the Great
What he had to do was to take Azof against an army of Turks.
- Sea of Azov a shallow arm of the Black Sea, to which it is connected by the Kerch Strait: almost entirely landlocked; fed chiefly by the River Don. Area: about 37 500 sq km (14 500 sq miles)