Karachai-Cherkess Republic


Karachai-Cherkess Republic
/kahr'euh chuy"cheuhr kes"/; Russ. /keuh rddu chyuy"chyirdd kyes"/
an autonomous republic in the S Russian Federation in Europe, in the Caucasus. 422,000; 5442 sq. mi. (14,100 sq. km). Cap.: Cherkessk. Also, Karachayevo-Cherkess Republic. Formerly, Karachai-Cherkess Autonomous Region.

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  • Karachai-Cherkess Republic — /kahr euh chuy cheuhr kes /; Russ. /keuh rddu chyuy chyirdd kyes / an autonomous republic in the S Russian Federation in Europe, in the Caucasus. 422,000; 5442 sq. mi. (14,100 sq. km). Cap.: Cherkessk. Also, Karachayevo Cherkess Republic.… …   Useful english dictionary

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