[yawl-tuh; Russian yahl-tuh]
- a seaport in the Crimea, S Ukraine, on the Black Sea: site of wartime conference of Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin February 4–12, 1945.
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The last station of our calvary was at Yalta, in the Crimea.Marie Tarnowska
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- a port and resort in S Ukraine, in the Crimea on the Black Sea: scene of a conference (1945) between Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin, who met to plan the final defeat and occupation of Nazi Germany. Pop: 80 552 (2005 est)