[ser-kash-uh, -ee-uh]


a region in the S Russian Federation in Europe, bordering on the Black Sea. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for circassia

Historical Examples of circassia

  • Without a trifle of coquetry there is no dancing even in Circassia.

    Life of Schamyl

    John Milton Mackie

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

  • This turned out to be the same as the cherry from Circassia.

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

    The Newcomes

    William Makepeace Thackeray

  • For Brown had been one of the fortunate quartette aboard the Circassia.

    Essays of Travel

    Robert Louis Stevenson

British Dictionary definitions for circassia



a region of S Russia, on the Black Sea north of the Caucasus Mountains
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