[ stav-roh-puhl; Russian stah-vruh-puhl ]
/ stævˈroʊ pəl; Russian ˈstɑ vrə pəl /
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a territory of the Russian Federation in Europe, north of the Caucasus. 29,600 sq. mi. (76,960 sq. km).
the capital of this territory.
former name of Tolyatti.
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How to use Stavropol in a sentence
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
/ (Russian ˈstavrəpəlj) /
a city in SW Russia: founded as a fortress in 1777. Pop: 362 000 (2005 est)Former name (1940–44): Voroshilovsk
the former name (until 1964) of Togliatti
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