[soh-chee; Russian saw-chyi] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. a city and resort in SW Russia, in the Krasnodar Territory on the Black Sea: hot mineral springs. Pop: 328 000 (2005 est)
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Word Origin and History for sochi


Black Sea resort in Russia, ultimately from the name of the Cherkess (Circassian) people who live in the region, whose name is of uncertain origin.

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