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[chah-nee, Russian chyi-ni] /ˈtʃɑ ni, Russian tʃyɪˈnɪ/
Lake, a salt lake in SW Siberia, in the W Russian Federation in Asia. About 1300 sq. mi. (3365 sq. km). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Another occupant of the nursery was “Chany,” the under nursemaid.

    Plantation Sketches Margaret Devereux
  • “Miss Calline she too proud to tetch pig-tails,” grinned Chany.

    Plantation Sketches Margaret Devereux
  • Biddy, reach me that letter out of the Chany jug on the shelf.

    A Pair of Clogs Amy Walton
  • David sipped his coffee from the flowered "Chany cup" contentedly.

    The Mountain Girl Payne Erskine
  • No more business talent in Ruth Ellet, than there is in that Chany image of yours on the mantle-tree, Mis.

    Ruth Hall Fanny Fern
  • This is mighty good land; clay bottom; holds manure jest like a Chany bowl does water.

  • Chany ornaments ain't much good for anything, to my thinking, 'cept to ketch the dust.

  • And it not only extends to my wardrobe, to a 'yaller' and green dining-room, but it takes in the 'Chany' as well.

    The Harvester Gene Stratton Porter
  • So the shovel was run into the ashes, and Chany and the three little ones set to work to shell the corn.

    Plantation Sketches Margaret Devereux
  • If he loved pictures, she loved her Chany and her feather-beds, not to speak of the big looking-glass.

    Solomon Constance Fenimore Woolson

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