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Karachai-Cherkess Republic

or Ka·ra·cha·ye·vo-Cher·kess Republic

[kahr-uh-chahy-cher-kes; Russian kuh-ruh-chyahy-chyir-kyes or kahr-uh-chahy-uh-voh-cher-kes; Russian kuh-ruh-chyah-yuh-vo-chyir-kyes]
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noun
  1. an autonomous republic in the S Russian Federation in Europe, in the Caucasus. 5442 sq. mi. (14,100 sq. km). Capital: Cherkessk.
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Formerly Karachai-Cherkess Autonomous Region.
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Karachai-Cherkess Republic

Karachayevo-Cherkess Republic (kərʌˈtʃaɪɛvəʊtʃɛəˈkɛs)

noun
  1. a constituent republic of W Russia, on the N side of the Caucasus Mountains. Capital: Cherkessk. Pop: 439 700 (2002). Area: 14 100 sq km (5440 sq miles)Also called: Karachai-Cherkessia (kærəˌtʃaɪtʃɛəˈkɛsɪə)
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