[ruh-stawf, -stof; Russian ruh-stawf]
- a seaport in the Russian Federation in Europe, on the Don River, near the Sea of Azov.
Also called Ro·stov-on-Don [ruh-stawf-on-don, -dawn, -awn-, -stof-] /rəˈstɔf ɒnˈdɒn, -ˈdɔn, -ɔn-, -ˈstɒf-/.
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Examples from the Web for rostov
The Ukrainians called Russian controllers at Rostov to see if they could find it.MH17 Switched Places With Another Jet
September 9, 2014
They said that on August 23 they had arrived by train in the Rostov region of Russia near the Ukraine frontier.Kremlin Is Caught Putting Boots on the Ground in Ukraine
August 26, 2014
The bulk of the equipment comes from the Rostov training center.U.S. Intelligence: Separatists, Not Russians, Killed MH17
July 22, 2014
And this one, which The Interpreter was able to geolocate, shows another column in Novoshakhtinsk, a mining city in Rostov.
This video purportedly shows a Russian military convoy in Rostov en route to the southeast region of Ukraine.
Rostov recalled at that moment a strange conversation he had once had with Dolokhov.
"I called once or twice at your house," said Rostov, reddening.
There were many pretty girls and the Rostov girls were among the prettiest.
Dolokhov "killed," that is, beat, ten cards of Rostov's running.
Rostov shouted, when the sleigh was only three houses from his door.
- a port in S Russia, on the River Don 48 km (30 miles) from the Sea of Azov: industrial centre. Pop: 1 081 000 (2005 est)