a seaport in and the capital of Adzharistan, in the SW Georgian Republic, on the Black Sea.
From this port it is shipped in tank cars by rail to batum, whence it is conveyed to the various European markets.
Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway
The import trade reaches nothing like the same value, and what there is is confined almost entirely to batum.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5 Various
batum possesses a cathedral, finished in 1903, and the Alexander Park, with sub-tropical vegetation.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4 Various
a city in Georgia: capital of the Adzhar Autonomous Republic; a major Black Sea port. Pop: 118 000 (2005 est)
- Batu khan
d. 1255, Mongol conqueror: leader of the Golden Horde (grandson of Genghis Khan). Historical Examples Batu Khan was seated on a camp-stool brilliantly attired as if for some great ceremony. ‘Neath the Hoof of the Tartar Mikls Jsika
- Batty boy
noun (mainly Brit, taboo, slang) a male homosexual
Bavarian cream. Historical Examples For all bavarois the forms may be lined first with jelly and decorated with fruits, nuts, currants, etc. Desserts and Salads Gesine Lemcke Turn out on platter, and serve with whipped cream or raspberry syrup, separate or around the bavarois. The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book Victor Hirtzler noun See bavaroise
a meanspirited know-it-all.