[az-awf, ey-zawf; Russian uh-zawf]
- 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).
Russian A·zov·sko·ye Mo·re [uh-zawf-skuh-yuh maw-ryuh] /ʌˈzɔf skə yə ˈmɔ ryə/.
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Examples from the Web for azov
The volunteer battalion Biletsky serves with, Azov, counts a few hundred armed militants.Ukraine’s President Wowed Congress, But His Party Has a Dark Side
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Fellow volunteers helped a wounded soldier from the Azov Batallion climb out of a car at a Ukraine National Guard checkpoint.
One soldier from the Azov Battalion, a volunteer brigade, said it was attacked in Vynohradne, a suburb adjacent to the city.
Peter the Great (1682-1725) led a military expedition against the Turkish fort of Azov that was a disaster.Russian History Is on Our Side: Putin Will Surely Screw Himself
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Although, speaking of resorts, now that Provincetown is out, weather on Sea of Azov is lovely in August.PJ O’Rourke on Putin’s Crimea for Help
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The Flash had been sent to the eastern end of the Sea of Azov.The Three Commanders
Before the Russian conquest it extended as far as the Sea of Azov.
War of Russia against Turkey; capture of Azov by the former.
Gordon and Le Fort, with their two corps and other forces, marched on Azov in 1695.The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII.
When he built the fortress of Azov he showed us plainly what he meant by it.Halil the Pedlar
- 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)
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