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Type Political Subdivision
Usage Russian
Scripts Владивосто́к(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. vlə-dyi-vu-STOK
Other Forms FormsHaishenwai (海參崴, Hǎishēnwǎi), 符拉迪沃斯托克 (Fúlādíwòsītuōkè), Urajiosutoku (ウラジオストク), 浦塩斯徳, Urajio ウラジオ; 浦塩.

Meaning & History

literally 'Ruler of the East', 'Rule the East', 'Lord of the East', or 'Expansion to the East.' The name was first applied to the bay but, following an expedition by Alexey Shefner in 1860, was later applied to the new settlement.
Added 7/29/2020 by mythmanjay
Edited 9/15/2020 by Mike C