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Yalta

[yawl-tuh; Russian yahl-tuh]
noun
  1. 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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  • We are due to go to Yalta, but shall not move before we meet here.

    The Minister of Evil

    William Le Queux

  • It was to be a trip to Yalta by water, where we intended to spend a couple of days.

  • The last station of our calvary was at Yalta, in the Crimea.

    Marie Tarnowska

    Annie Vivanti

  • The weather in Yalta is exquisite and fresh, my health is improving.

  • She said that if "that horrid woman" comes to Yalta, she will hold me tight in her embrace.


British Dictionary definitions for yalta

Yalta

noun
  1. 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)
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