Karachai-Cherkess Republic



[kahr-uh-chahy-cher-kes; Russian kuh-ruh-chyahy-chyir-kyes] /ˌkɑr əˈtʃaɪ tʃərˈkɛs; Russian kə rʌˈtʃyaɪ tʃyɪrˈkyɛs/

noun
1.
an autonomous republic in the S Russian Federation in Europe, in the Caucasus. 5442 sq. mi. (14,100 sq. km).
Capital: Cherkessk.
/kərʌˈtʃaɪtʃɛəˈkɛs/
noun
1.
a constituent republic of W Russia, on the N side of the Caucasus Mountains. Capital: Cherkessk. Pop: 439 700 (2002). Area: 14 100 sq km (5440 sq miles) Also called Karachai-Cherkessia (kærəˌtʃaɪtʃɛəˈkɛsɪə)

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