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Tambov

[tahm-bawf, -bawv; Russian tuhm-bawf]
noun
  1. a city, in the Russian Federation in Europe, SE of Moscow.
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Examples from the Web for tambov

Historical Examples

  • At the Tambov hermitage the anchorite Hilary, a man of saintly life, has died.

    Father Sergius

    Leo Tolstoy

  • The Tambov Abbot is asking whether there is not a brother who would take his place.

    Father Sergius

    Leo Tolstoy

  • And yet it found solace in the thought: “We are from Tambov; the Germans will not reach us.”

    The Russian Turmoil

    Anton Ivanovich Denikin

  • The same declaration is made by a peasant in Tver, another in Tambov.

  • Another peasant in Iver or in Tambov makes the same statement.


British Dictionary definitions for tambov

Tambov

noun
  1. an industrial city in W Russia: founded in 1636 as a Muscovite fort; a major engineering centre. Pop: 293 000 (2005 est)
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