a strait between SE Sweden and Öland Island. 85 miles (137 km) long; 14 miles (23 km) wide.
[kal-mee-uh] /ˈkæl mi ə/ noun 1. any North American evergreen shrub belonging to the genus Kalmia, of the heath family, having showy flowers, as the mountain laurel. /ˈkælmɪə/ noun 1. any evergreen ericaceous shrub of the North American genus Kalmia, having showy clusters of white or pink flowers See also mountain laurel
[kal-muhk, kal-muhk] /ˈkæl mʌk, kælˈmʌk/ noun 1. a member of any of a group of Buddhistic Mongol tribes of a region extending from western China to the valley of the lower Volga River. 2. a Mongolian language used by the part of the Kalmuck people that was formerly powerful in northwest China, specifically in Dzungaria, […]
[kal-mik-ee-uh; Russian kuhl-mi-kyuh] /kælˈmɪk i ə; Russian kʌlˈmɪ kyə/ noun 1. an autonomous republic in the Russian Federation in Europe, on the NW shore of the Caspian Sea. 75,900 sq. mi. (196,581 sq. km). Capital: Elista.
- Kalmyk republic
noun 1. a constituent republic of S Russia, on the Caspian Sea: became subject to Russia in 1646. Capital: Elista. Pop: 292 400 (2002). Area: 76 100 sq km (29 382 sq miles) Also Kalmykia