Kerch

[ kerch; Russian kyerch ]
/ kɛrtʃ; Russian kyɛrtʃ /
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noun

a seaport in E Crimea, in S Ukraine, on Kerch Strait.
a strait connecting the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. 25 miles (40 km) long.

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Kerch

/ (Russian kjertʃ) /

noun

a port in S Ukraine on the Kerch Peninsula and the Strait of Kerch (linking the Black Sea with the Sea of Azov): founded as a Greek colony in the 6th century bc; ceded to Russia in 1774; iron-mining, steel production, and fishing. Pop: 153 000 (2005 est)
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