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Chita

[chi-tah; Russian chyi-tah] /tʃɪˈtɑ; Russian tʃyɪˈtɑ/
noun
1.
a city in the SE Russian Federation in Asia.
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  • I'd already done a mile from the village when along comes 'Chita in her roadster.

    Torchy As A Pa Sewell Ford
  • Amby and 'Chita splurged on a cafe parfait and a grape juice rickey.

    Torchy As A Pa Sewell Ford
  • Chita, like all the rest of Hearn's work, is a thing of fragments.

  • Chita's voice, drawling the usual Spanish phrase, summoned us to the table.

    A Volunteer with Pike Robert Ames Bennet
  • In a moment who should appear but Chita, my lady's Spanish maid.

    A Volunteer with Pike Robert Ames Bennet
  • Within half a minute Chita appeared at one of the inner doorways.

    A Volunteer with Pike Robert Ames Bennet
  • By him he is said to have been told the incidents in the story of "Chita," and to him the book was dedicated.

    Lafcadio Hearn Nina H. Kennard
  • A servant had already been sent aboard the boat, that Chita might attend on her mistress.

    A Volunteer with Pike Robert Ames Bennet
  • But there in the car I decides that the only way to keep in touch with the family check book is to make a quick bid for 'Chita.

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British Dictionary definitions for Chita

Chita

/Russian tʃiˈta/
noun
1.
an industrial city in SE Russia, on the Trans-Siberian railway. Pop: 309 000 (2005 est)
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