Definition of Sea of Azov

1. Noun. A bay of the Black Sea between Russia and the Ukraine.

Exact synonyms: Sea Of Azof, Sea Of Azoff
Generic synonyms: Bay, Embayment
Group relationships: Black Sea, Euxine Sea



Definition of Sea of Azov

1. Proper noun. A very shallow sea bounded by Russia, Ukraine, and the Crimean peninsula, linked to the Black Sea by the Strait of Kerch. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Of Azov

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Scylla
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Scyth
Scythia
Scythian
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Sea of Azof
Sea of Azoff
Sea of Azov (current term)
Sea of Cortes
Sea of Galilee
Sea of Japan
Sea of Marmara
Sea of Marmora
Sea of Okhotsk
Seabee
Seabees
Seaborg
Seagull
Sealand
Sealyham
Sealyham terrier
Seamus

Literary usage of Sea of Azov

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1. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1873)
"The Siwash, or Putrid sea, a western continuation of the sea of Azov, is cut off by a long ... The Don is the largest river emptying into the sea of Azov. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... "Putrid Sea," which connects with the Sea of Azov- through the narrow Strait of Genichesk. The odor arising from the decayed vegetation of the marshes ..."

3. The Face of the Earth: (Das Antlitz Der Erde) by Eduard Suess (1906)
"From the mouth of the Don in the sea of Azov as far as the Pillars of Hercules there extends at ... The sea of Azov overflows into the Black sea, and this, ..."

4. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"To the east of the Sea of Azov, and bordering on the Cossack country, was a territory his grant of arms until the appearance of ..."

5. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"To the east of the Sea of Azov, and bordering on the Cossack country, was a territory his grant of arms until the appearance of ..."

6. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1857)
"That phenomenon existed, not only throughout the Sea of Azov, but also in the Caspian, and was due to the presence of subterranean salt-rocks which cropped ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The area of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov amounts to 168500 square miles; ... The fisheries in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea are not unimportant, ..."

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