SOROKI , a
See also:town of south Russia, in the
See also:government of
See also:Bessarabia, 81 m . N.N.W. of Kishinev, in a narrow
See also:ravine on the right
See also:bank of the
See also:Dnieper . Pop . (1900), 25,523, )
See also:half of whom were Jews . It is an important
See also:port for the export of corn, wool, fruit,
See also:wine and
See also:cattle . Formerly it was the old Genoese colony of Olchionia, and has still the ruins of a 13th-century . Genoese
See also:castle . In the 15th century the Moldavians erected here a fort, which the Poles took in the 17th century .
See also:Peter the
See also:Great captured the place in 1711, but it was returned to the
See also:Turks, and was only definitely annexed to Russia in 1812 . (M . H .
JOAQUIN SOROLLA Y BASTIDA (1863– )
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