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Odessa

[ oh-des-uh; for 1 also Russian uh-dye-suh ]
/ oʊˈdɛs ə; for 1 also Russian ʌˈdyɛ sə /
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noun
a seaport in S Ukraine, on the Black Sea.
a city in W Texas.
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Odessa
/ (əʊˈdɛsə, Russian aˈdjɛsə) /

noun
a port in S Ukraine on the Black Sea: the chief Russian grain port in the 19th century; university (1865); industrial centre and important naval base. Pop: 1 010 000 (2005 est)
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