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  1. a peninsula in SW Russia, E of the Crimea, between the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. About 20 miles (30 km) long and 8 miles (13 km) wide.
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Historical Examples of taman

  • He spoke with particular enthusiasm of those just mentioned and also of Lermontov's “Taman.”

    Reminiscences of Anton Chekhov

    Maxim Gorky

  • I much wished to land at Taman's place, but could not do so, though I tried twice, without causing great delay.

  • A stone, with a Sclavonic inscription, discovered at Taman, seemed for a while to have solved the problem.

  • Thank heaven an opportunity of getting away presented itself in the morning, and I left Taman.

    A Hero of Our Time

    M. Y. Lermontov