Republic of, an autonomous republic in central Russia on the E European Plain, at the confluence of the Volga and Kama rivers. 26,192 sq. mi. (67,836 sq. km).
1. a strait between Sakhalin Island and the Asian mainland, in the NW Pacific Ocean, connecting the Sea of Japan and the Sea of Okhotsk. 393 miles (632 km) long, narrowing to 5 miles (7 km) wide. Tatar Strait noun 1. an arm of the Pacific between the mainland of SE Russia and Sakhalin Island, […]
noun 1. Tartary. noun 1. a historical region (with indefinite boundaries) in E Europe and Asia, inhabited by Bulgars until overrun by the Tatars in the mid-13th century: extended as far east as the Pacific under Genghis Khan 2. Gulf of Tatary, another name for the Tatar Strait
noun, Chemistry. 1. an organic compound, C 4 H 6 O 6 , existing in four isomeric forms, the common or dextrorotatory isomer being a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder or transparent crystals: used in effervescent beverages, baking powders, confections, photography, and tanning. tartaric acid noun 1. a colourless or white odourless crystalline water-soluble dicarboxylic acid […]
- Tate galleries
plural noun 1. two art galleries in London, the original Tate Gallery (1897), now Tate Britain, and Tate Modern, created in the former Bankside power station in 2000