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  1. a seaport in and the capital of Adzharistan, in the SW Georgian Republic, on the Black Sea.
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Formerly Ba·tum [bah-toom] /bɑˈtum/.
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Historical Examples

  • From this port it is shipped in tank cars by rail to Batum, whence it is conveyed to the various European markets.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • The import trade reaches nothing like the same value, and what there is is confined almost entirely to Batum.

  • Batum possesses a cathedral, finished in 1903, and the Alexander Park, with sub-tropical vegetation.

British Dictionary definitions for batum


Batumi (bɑːˈtuːmɪ)

  1. a city in Georgia: capital of the Adzhar Autonomous Republic; a major Black Sea port. Pop: 118 000 (2005 est)
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