Karachai-Cherkess Republic

[ kahr-uh-chahy-cher-kesri-puhb-lik; Russian kuh-ruh-chyahy-chyir-kyes ]
/ ˌkɑr əˈtʃaɪ tʃərˈkɛs rɪˌpʌb lɪk; Russian kə rʌˈtʃyaɪ tʃyɪrˈkyɛs /

noun

an autonomous republic in the S Russian Federation in Europe, in the Caucasus. 5,442 sq. mi. (14,100 sq. km). Capital: Cherkessk.

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Also Ka·ra·cha·ye·vo-Cher·kess Re·pub·lic [kahr-uh-chahy-uh-voh-cher-kes; Russian kuh-ruh-chyah-yuh-vo-chyir-kyes] /ˌkɑr əˈtʃaɪ əˌvoʊ tʃərˈkɛs; Russian kə rʌˈtʃyɑ yəˌvo tʃyɪrˈkyɛs/ .
Formerly Karachai-Cherkess Autonomous Region.

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British Dictionary definitions for Karachai-Cherkess Republic

Karachai-Cherkess Republic

Karachayevo-Cherkess Republic (kərʌˈtʃaɪɛvəʊtʃɛəˈkɛs)

/ (kərʌˈtʃaɪtʃɛəˈkɛs) /

noun

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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