a seaport in and the capital of Adzharistan, in the SW Georgian Republic, on the Black Sea.
Formerly Ba·tum [bah-toom] /bɑˈtum/.
an autonomous region in SW Georgia, bordered by Turkey and the Black Sea. 1120 sq. mi. (2900 sq. km). Capital: Batumi.
Also A·djar·i·a, A·dzhar·i·a, A·jar·a, A·djar·a, A·dzhar·a [uh-jahr-uh] /əˈdʒɑr ə/.
Also called Adzharistan (1921–91), Adzhar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (1921–91).Official name Ajarian Autonomous Republic.
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