Definitions for tambovtɑmˈbɔf, -ˈbɔv
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a city in the Russian Federation, SE of Moscow. 305,000.
Category: Geography (places)
A city in Russia, administrative centre of Tambov oblast.
Origin: * The name "Tambov" (in Russian: Тамбов) originates from a language word meaning wetland, although it sounds like a Russian surname. Its declination in Russian is very similar to the declination of a surname except for the instrumental case, singular, i.e. Тамбовом (city name), Тамбовым (surname).