Vladivostok

[vlad-uh-vos-tok, -vuh-stok; Russian vluh-dyi-vuh-stawk]
noun
  1. a seaport in the SE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Sea of Japan: eastern terminus of the Trans-Siberian Railroad.
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Examples from the Web for vladivostok

Contemporary Examples of vladivostok

  • Yet while he praised the USSR publicly, he was making plans in secret to escape to America by way of Vladivostok.

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    Brecht's Mercenary Mother Courage Turns 75

    Katie Baker

    September 10, 2014

  • Rallies and detentions occurred all across the country, from Moscow to Vladivostok.

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    Russia Rises Up

    Anna Nemtsova

    July 19, 2013

Historical Examples of vladivostok

  • His ship was well known in all the ports from Vladivostok to Singapore.

    Falk

    Joseph Conrad

  • Moreover, it was a British transport, dropping down from Vladivostok.

    The Pagan Madonna

    Harold MacGrath

  • Had they secured reindeer and made their way to Vladivostok?

    Panther Eye

    Roy J. Snell

  • Thirty-five per cent of this would do wonders in Vladivostok.

    Panther Eye

    Roy J. Snell

  • He did not like the looks of things; he longed to be safely back in Vladivostok with Mazie.

    Panther Eye

    Roy J. Snell


British Dictionary definitions for vladivostok

Vladivostok

noun
  1. a port in SE Russia, on the Sea of Japan: terminus of the Trans-Siberian Railway; the main Russian Pacific naval base since 1872 and chief commercial and civilian Russian port in the Far East; university (1956). Pop: 584 000 (2005 est)
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