Kamchatka

[ kam-chaht-kuh, -chat-; Russian kuhm-chyaht-kuh ]

noun
  1. a peninsula in the NE Russian Federation in Asia, extending S between the Bering Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk. 750 miles (1,210 km) long; 104,200 sq. mi. (269,880 sq. km) wide.

Other words from Kamchatka

  • Kam·chat·kan, adjective, noun

Words Nearby Kamchatka

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How to use Kamchatka in a sentence

  • The thunder of the surf against the rocky caves of Kamchatka coast fades fainter.

    Vikings of the Pacific | Agnes C. Laut
  • And a vessel for inland seas must be constructed to cross to the Kamchatka peninsula of the North Pacific.

    Vikings of the Pacific | Agnes C. Laut

British Dictionary definitions for Kamchatka

Kamchatka

/ (Russian kamˈtʃatkə) /


noun
  1. a peninsula in E Russia, between the Sea of Okhotsk and the Bering Sea. Length: about 1200 km (750 miles)

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