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Sebastopol

Definition:

a city in southern Ukraine on the Black Sea

Class:

location noun (spatial position)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

Sevastopol

Etymology:

Late 18th century. From Ukrainian and Russian Севастополь (Sevastópol'), from...
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Definition references  (+images)

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Sevastopol [Ukraine] | Sebastopol | Sevastopil [Ukrainian]

city and seaport, Crimea, southern Ukraine, in the southwestern Crimean Peninsula on the southern shore of the long, narrow Akhtiarska Bay, which ... (22 of 332 words, 3 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/536388​/Sevastopol

Collins Dictionary:

Sevastopol [Russian] | Sebastopol [English]

a port, resort, and naval base in southern Ukraine, in the Crimea, on the Black Sea: captured and destroyed by British, French, and Turkish forces ... (25 of 364 words, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/sevastopol

Wikipedia:

Sebastopol [disambiguation] | Sevastopol

a former spelling and frequent variant of Sevastopol, the port on the Crimean peninsula, Ukraine. Sebastopol may refer to the following: Sebastopol, California, USA | Sebastopol, Mississippi, USA | Sebastopol, New South Wales, Australia | Sebastopol, ... (33 of 161 words, 14 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Sebastopol

Oxford Dictionary:

Sebastopol | Sevastopol [Ukrainian, Russian]

a fortress and naval base in Ukraine, near the southern tip of the Crimea; population 339,900 (2009 estimate). The focal point of military operations ... (24 of 62 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Sebastopol

American Heritage Dictionary:

Sevastopol

A city of southern Ukraine in the Crimea on the Black Sea west of Yalta. Founded on the site of an ancient Greek colony, it became Russia's principal ... (28 of 58 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/sevastopol

Random House Dictionary:

Sevastopol | Sebastopol

a fortified seaport in the southern Crimea, in southern Ukraine: famous for its heroic resistance during sieges of 349 days in 1854-1855, and 245 days ... (25 of 39 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/sevastopol

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Sevastopol | Cherson | Sebastopol

formerly spelled Sebastopol, city (1989 population: 355,000), in Ukraine, on the Crimean peninsula and the Bay of Sevastopol, an inlet of the Black ... (23 of 27 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/world​/A​0844561​.html

Merriam-Webster:

Sevastopol | Sebastopol [archaic]

city and port southwestern Crimea population 366,000 (7 of 25 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/sevastopol

Wiktionary:

Sevastopol | Sebastopol [historical] | Aqyar [historical, synonym]

A port city in the Crimean peninsula of Ukraine, base of the Black Sea Fleet. (15 of 23 words, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Sevastopol

New World Dictionary:

Sevastopol | Sebastopol

seaport in southwestern Crimea, on the Black Sea: population 366,000 (10 of 18 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/sevastopol

Macmillan British Dictionary:

metropolis [countable, literary] | metropolises [plural]

a big city, especially considered as somewhere that is very busy and exciting (13 of 40 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/metropolis

Cambridge Dictionary:

metropolis [formal]

a very large city, often the most important city in a large area or country (15 of 33 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/metropolis

Encarta Dictionary:

Sebastopol | Sevastopol

Sevastopol city and port on the Black Sea, in southern Ukraine, on the southern coast of the Crimean Peninsula. Population: 342,000 (2001). (22 of 35 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861710545​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Wiktionary:

Sevastopol | Sebastopol [historical]

Origin: Late 18th century. From Ukrainian and Russian Севастополь (Sevastópol'), from Greek Σεβαστόπολις (Sevastopolis) from σεβαστός (sebastós, "august") + πόλις... (19 of 28 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Sevastopol

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

Sebastopol

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Sebastopol"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/sebastopol

the Free Dictionary:

Sebastopol

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "Sebastopol"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "Sebastopol" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Sebastopol

Sevastopol

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Sebastopol

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Sebastopol"

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Sevastopol

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YourDictionary Audio:

Sebastopol

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Sebastopol" by speech synthesizer

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Sevastopol

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Sevastopol" by speech synthesizer

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