Pronunciation: (stav-rō'pul; Russ. stä'vru-pul), [key]
1. a territory of the Russian Federation in Europe, N of the Caucasus. 2,306,000; 29,600 sq. mi. (76,960 sq. km).
2. the capital of this territory. 306,000.
3. former name of Tolyatti.
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