[ der-bent; Russian dyir-byent ]
/ dərˈbɛnt; Russian dyɪrˌbyɛnt /
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a seaport in the SE Dagestan Autonomous Republic, in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, on the Caspian Sea.
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Derbent is usually identified with Albana, the capital of the ancient Albania.
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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