Ciscaucasia
geographical name — see Caucasia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ciscaucasia — (Russian: Предкавказье, Predkavkaz ye), also Ciscaucasus or Fore Caucasus, is a part of the Caucasus region, and of the North Caucasus in particular. The region is at the northern foothills of the Greater Caucasus range, from the Sea of Azov in… …   Wikipedia

  • Ciscaucasia — /sis kaw kay zheuh, sheuh/, n. the part of Caucasia north of the Caucasus Mountains. [CIS + CAUCASIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • Ciscaucasia — ► Región de la Caucasia, sin límites precisos, constituida por la depresión N del Cáucaso. (V. Caucasia.) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ciscaucasia — Cis•cau•ca•sia [[t]ˌsɪs kɔˈkeɪ ʒə, ʃə[/t]] n. geg the part of Caucasia north of the Caucasus Mountains …   From formal English to slang

  • Ciscaucasia — /sɪskɔˈkeɪʒə/ (say siskaw kayzhuh) noun that part of Caucasia north of the Caucasus Mountains …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ciscaucasia — /sis kaw kay zheuh, sheuh/, n. the part of Caucasia north of the Caucasus Mountains. [CIS + CAUCASIA] …   Useful english 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

  • Transcaucasia, history of — Introduction       history of the region from prehistoric times to the present.       Food gathering cultures of Mesolithic type, as represented by discoveries near Nalchik (Russia) in the central Caucasus, continued in this region until quite… …   Universalium

  • European badger — Temporal range: Mid Pleistocene–Recent Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Caucasia — or Caucasus geographical name region SE Europe between the Black & Caspian seas, divided by Caucasus Mountains into Ciscaucasia (to the N) & Transcaucasia (to the S) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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