Caucasus Mountains

Caucasus Mountains
geographical name mountain system SE Europe in Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia — see El'brus

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  • Caucasus Mountains — Caucasus Moun|tains the Caucasus Mountains a group of mountains in the Caucasus in south east Europe, which includes Mount Elbruz, the highest mountain in Europe …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Caucasus Mountains — This article is about the terrestrial Eurasian mountain range. For other meanings, see Caucasus (disambiguation) and Caucasia.Geobox |Range name=Caucasus Mountains image caption=Svaneti region, North Western Georgia… …   Wikipedia

  • Caucasus Mountains —    The Caucasus is a 1,000 kilometer long mountain system between the Black Sea and Caspian Sea; its watershed serves as one of the divides between Europe and Asia. The chain is divided between the northerly Greater Caucasus Range and the… …   Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

  • Caucasus Mountains — noun the mountain range in Caucasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea that forms part of the traditional border between Europe and Asia • Syn: ↑Caucasus • Derivationally related forms: ↑Caucasic (for: ↑Caucasus) • Instance Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caucasus Mountains — Russian Kavkazskiy Khrebet Mountain range between the Black and Caspian seas, often considered the southeastern limit of Europe. It forms two distinct chains, the Greater Caucasus in the north and the Lesser Caucasus in the south, that extend… …   Universalium

  • Caucasus Mountains — group of mountains in southwestern Russia between the Black and Caspian seas …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Caucasus (disambiguation) — Caucasus may refer to:*Caucasus or Caucasia, a geographic region in Eurasia, divided into: **North Caucasus, also Ciscaucasus or Ciscaucasia **South Caucasus, also Transcaucasus or Transcaucasia *Caucasus Mountains, a mountain range in the region …   Wikipedia

  • Caucasus — [kô′kə səs] 1. border region between SE Europe and W Asia, between the Black and Caspian seas: often called the Caucasus 2. mountain range in the Caucasus, running northwest to southeast between the Black and Caspian seas: highest peak, Mt.… …   English World dictionary

  • Caucasus — /kaw keuh seuhs/, n. the 1. Also called Caucasus Mountains. a mountain range in Caucasia, between the Black and Caspian seas, along the border between the Russian Federation, Georgia, and Azerbaijan. Highest peak, Mt. Elbrus, 18,481 ft. (5633 m) …   Universalium

  • Caucasus — The Caucasus ( also referred to as North Caucasus ) is a geopolitical region located between Europe, Asia Middle East. It is one of the most linguistically and culturally diverse regions on Earth, home to Europe s highest mountains ( Mount Elbrus …   Wikipedia

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