geographical name region S Russia in Europe on Black Sea N of W end of Caucasus Mountains

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Circassia — Europe after the Congress of Vienna, 1815. Circassia, far right, is labeled Unabhängige Bergvölker = Independent mountain peoples . Circassia (Adyghe: Адыгэ Хэку,[1]Russian: Черкесия,Arabic …   Wikipedia

  • Circassia — /seuhr kash euh, ee euh/, n. a region in the S Russian Federation in Europe, bordering on the Black Sea. * * * …   Universalium

  • CIRCASSIA —    a territory on the Western Caucasus, now subject to Russia; celebrated for the sturdy spirit of the men and the beauty of the women; the nobles professing Mohammedanism and the lower classes a certain impure form of Christianity; they are of… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • circassià — cir|cas|si|à Mot Agut Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • Circassia — reg., NW Caucasus, Russia …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Circassia — n. Cherkessia, region in southern Russia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Circassia — Karačajevo Čerkessia …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Circassia — Cir•cas•sia [[t]sərˈkæʃ ə, i ə[/t]] n. geg a region in the S Russian Federation in Europe bordering on the NE coast of the Black Sea …   From formal English to slang

  • Circassia — /sɜˈkæsiə/ (say ser kaseeuh) noun a region north west of the Caucasus Mountains in southern Russia in Europe, bordering on the Black Sea …   Australian English dictionary

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