Definition of Rostov

1. Noun. A seaport on the Don River near the Sea of Azov in the European part of Russia.

Exact synonyms: Rostov Na Donu, Rostov On Don
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Russia, Russian Federation

Definition of Rostov

1. Proper noun. a city in Russia, in Yaroslavl oblast, also called Rostov Veliky (?????? ??????? literally: ''Rostov the Great'') officially and to distinguish from Rostov-na-Donu. ¹

2. Proper noun. a large city in Russia, centre of Rostov oblast, normally called Rostov-na-Donu or Rostov-on-Don (??????-??-????). ¹

3. Proper noun. Rostov Oblast in Russia, its centre is Rostov-na-Donu. ¹

4. Proper noun. a Russian surname ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rostov

Ross-Jones test
Ross Island
Ross River fever
Ross River virus
Ross Sea
Ross cycle
Rossolimo's reflex
Rossolimo's sign
Rostov na Donu
Rostov on Don
Rosy Lee
Rotary Club
Rotary International
Rotch's sign

Literary usage of Rostov

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1. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"rostov n. D., 190l', (II + 263 + 12, mit 9 Taf.). 25 cm. [2752]. Tissier, C. Les parfums synthétiques. Rev. sei., Paris, (sér. 4), 17, 1902, (402- 467). ..."

2. Letters from the Caucasus and Georgia: To which are Added, the Account of a by Wilhelm von Freygang (1823)
"You will be surprised at receiving a letter from me dated at rostov; but circumstances obliged us to take this direction. This town, called also the ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"rostov-ON-THE-DON, a seaport of Russia, in the territory of the Don Cossacks, well situated on the high right bank of the Don, 13 m. from its mouth in the ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"rostov is the chief centre of steam flour-mills for south-eastern Russia and Caucasia. ... rostov has excellent fisheries. The town has a cathedral, ..."

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