[kerch; Russian kyerch]
- a seaport in E Crimea, in S Ukraine, on Kerch Strait.
- a strait connecting the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. 25 miles (40 km) long.
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That of Alexander Nevsky was formerly the Kerch museum of antiquities, founded in 1825.
- a port in S Ukraine on the Kerch Peninsula and the Strait of Kerch (linking the Black Sea with the Sea of Azov): founded as a Greek colony in the 6th century bc; ceded to Russia in 1774; iron-mining, steel production, and fishing. Pop: 153 000 (2005 est)
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