Ioshkar-Ola

or Yo·shkar-O·la

[yuh-shkahr-uh-lah]

noun

a city in and the capital of the Mari Autonomous Republic, in the Russian Federation in Europe, NW of Kazan.

Mari Autonomous Republic

[mahr-ee; Russian muh-ryee]

noun

autonomous republic in the Russian Federation in Europe. 8994 sq. mi. (23,294 sq. km). Capital: Ioshkar-Ola.
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