[ der-bent; Russian dyir-byent ]
/ dərˈbɛnt; Russian dyɪrˌbyɛnt /
a seaport in the SE Dagestan Autonomous Republic, in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, on the Caspian Sea.
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In 1796 Derbent was besieged by the Russians, and in 1813 incorporated with the Russian empire.
British Dictionary definitions for derbent
/ (Russian dɪrˈbjɛnt) /
a port in S Russia, in the Dagestan Republic on the Caspian Sea: founded by the Persians in the 6th century. Pop: 106 000 (2005 est)
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