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Novorossiysk

or No·vo·ros·siisk

[ noh-vuh-ruh-seesk; Russian nuh-vuh-ruh-syeesk ]
/ ˌnoʊ və rəˈsisk; Russian nə və rʌˈsyisk /
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noun

a seaport in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, on the Black Sea.

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  • During those days, doctors in Novorossiysk were not allowed to terminate pregnancies except in “the most extreme cases.”

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  • The final week of November was a bad week to find yourself accidentally pregnant in Novorossiysk.

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