Yalta

geographical name
Yal·​ta | \ ˈyȯl-tə How to pronounce Yalta (audio) \

Definition of Yalta

city and port on the Black Sea on the southern coast of Crimea population 82,000

Note: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin—the heads of state of the three main Allied forces in World War II—met near Yalta in February 1945 to plan how the governments of Germany and of the countries in eastern Europe would be established after the war.

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“Yalta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yalta. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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