[soh-chee; Russian saw-chyi]
- a seaport in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, on the Black Sea: resort.
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Examples from the Web for sochi
The brazen land grab of Crimea was planned while Putin was enjoying the limelight of the Sochi Winter Olympics.Putin Is Lying on Ukraine—and the West Can’t Stop Him
November 14, 2014
“Vlad was just one of the little wild dogs of Sochi,” Gonick says.‘To Russia With Love’: Can Johnny Weir Save Russia’s Gays?
October 29, 2014
Just a few months ago, she was in top condition at Sochi, winning a bronze medal in the first ever Paralympic snowboarding event.How Paralympian Amy Purdy Dances Like a Star
April 30, 2014
“They used Sochi as a test case for a more intrusive system,” Galeotti said.
Russian communications monitoring became even more intrusive earlier this year during the Sochi winter games.
In speaking to inferiors there are three particles used for 'you'; vare, vonore, and sochi.Diego Collado's Grammar of the Japanese Language
- 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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