Chechnya
or Chechenya or Chechenia or Chechen Republic geographical name republic SE Russia in Europe on N slopes of Caucasus Mountains capital Grozny

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Chechnya — [chech′nē ə] ethnic region in the N Caucasus, Russia: since 1991 its status as a political subdivision of the Russian Federation has been disputed by the Chechens * * * Chech·nya (chĕchʹnē ə, chĕch nyäʹ) A region of southwest Russia in the… …   Universalium

  • Chechnya — [chech′nē ə] ethnic region in the N Caucasus, Russia: since 1991 its status as a political subdivision of the Russian Federation has been disputed by the Chechens …   English World dictionary

  • Chechnya — Chechen Republic Чеченская Республика (Russian) Нохчийн Республика/Noxçiyn Respublika (Chechen) …   Wikipedia

  • Chechnya — Chech|nya a small country in the ↑Caucasus Mountains, south of Russia and north of Georgia. Population: about 1 million. Capital: Grozny. The people are mostly Muslim. Chechnya separated from Russia in 1994 and announced that it was an… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Chechnya — Sp Čečėnija Ap Чечня/Chechnya rusiškai Ap Ичкерия/Ichkeriya čečėniškai L RF respublika …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Chechnya — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Chechnya Country and Admin Code RU.12 RU …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Chechnya — /ˈtʃɪtʃniə/ (say chichneeuh) noun a republic on the northern slopes of the Caucasus Mountains; claimed by Russia as one of its constituent republics but not a signatory to the 1992 treaty establishing the Russian Federation; formerly part of the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Chechnya — noun /ˈtʃɛtʃ.ni.ə,ˈtʃɛtʃ.ɲi.ə/ A federal subject of Russia located in the Northern Caucasus mountains. See Also: Chechen …   Wiktionary

  • Chechnya — n. autonomous republic in Russia (fought for its independence in the past, involved in occasional ongoing disputes with Russia) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Chechnya — Chech•nya [[t]tʃɛtʃˈnyɑ, ˈtʃɛtʃ nyɑ[/t]] n. geg an autonomous republic of the Russian Federation, in Caucasia. Cap.: Grozny …   From formal English to slang

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