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[ser-kash-uh, -ee-uh] /sərˈkæʃ ə, -i ə/
a region in the S Russian Federation in Europe, bordering on the Black Sea. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • For Brown had been one of the fortunate quartette aboard the Circassia.

    Essays of Travel Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Without a trifle of coquetry there is no dancing even in Circassia.

    Life of Schamyl John Milton Mackie
  • By her extraordinary efforts against Circassia she has at length managed to obtain the long-coveted Caucasian Mountains.

  • With his capture the independence of Circassia came to an end.

  • Vegetables are not much eaten in Circassia: for greens are considered fit only for beasts: and there are no potatoes.

    Far Off Favell Lee Mortimer
  • This turned out to be the same as the cherry from Circassia.

    The Cherries of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • Was it indeed in memory of the Christmas of her own dear home in Circassia?

  • So it is; but it is true, as true as Tattersall's—as true as Circassia or Virginia.

    The Newcomes William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Admiral Lyons sailed away with a small squadron to reconnoitre the shores of Georgia and Circassia.

    The Three Commanders W.H.G. Kingston
  • The chieftain, Arslan Gherrei, was one of the bravest of the nobles of Circassia.

    The Circassian Chief W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for Circassia


a region of S Russia, on the Black Sea north of the Caucasus Mountains
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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