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[tag-uh n-rog; Russian tuh-guhn-rawk]
  1. a seaport in the S Russian Federation in Europe, on the Gulf of Taganrog.
  2. Gulf of, an arm of the Sea of Azov.
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Examples from the Web for taganrog

Historical Examples

  • They had been to Taganrog and loaded a cargo of tallow for London.

    The Shellback's Progress

    Walter Runciman

  • The Czar had also fortified Taganrog and other places threatening the Crimea.

  • The father had a post in the Taganrog customs and got into trouble.

  • In Taganrog we were on friendly terms with a well-to-do Polish family.

  • What would Randulf's much-boasted voyage to Taganrog be, compared with Rio?

    Skipper Worse

    Alexander Lange Kielland

British Dictionary definitions for taganrog


  1. a port in SW Russia, on the Gulf of Taganrog (an inlet of the Sea of Azov): founded in 1698 as a naval base and fortress by Peter the Great: industrial centre. Pop: 281 000 (2005 est)
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