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[stav-roh-puh l; Russian stah-vruh-puh l]
  1. a territory of the Russian Federation in Europe, N of the Caucasus. 29,600 sq. mi. (76,960 sq. km).
  2. the capital of this territory.
  3. former name of Tolyatti.
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Historical Examples of stavropol

  • On their way to Stavropol, they experienced a mountain-storm, one of the grandest and most terrible they had ever witnessed.

    Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century

    W. H. Davenport Adams

British Dictionary definitions for stavropol


  1. a city in SW Russia: founded as a fortress in 1777. Pop: 362 000 (2005 est)Former name (1940–44): Voroshilovsk
  2. the former name (until 1964) of Togliatti
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