or Russian Krim geographical name peninsula S Ukraine, extending into Black Sea SW of Sea of Azov • Crimean adjective

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  • CRIMEA — (Rus. Krym or Krim) (Heb. קְרִים), peninsula of South European Russia, on the Black Sea; from 1954 until 1991 an oblast of Ukrainian S.S.R. and from 1992 a repub lic of Ukraine. Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages Jews first settled in the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Crimea — (oficialmente República Autónoma de Crimea, transliteración del ruso: Avtonomnaya Respublika Krym, ruso: Автономная Республика Крым, ucraniano: Автономна Республіка Крим) es una península y una república autónoma de Ucrania, en la costa norte del …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Crimea — bezeichnet die Halbinsel Krim einen Asteroiden, siehe (1140) Crimea das auf der Halbinsel Krim gelegenes Kernkraftwerk Krim Crimea (Louisiana), Ort in den Vereinigten Staaten Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Crimea — n. a Ukrainian peninsula between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crimea — [krī mē′ə, krəmē′ə] 1. peninsula in SW Ukraine, extending into the Black Sea: c. 10,000 sq mi (25,900 sq km): Russ. name KRIM 2. autonomous republic of Ukraine, coextensive with this peninsula: cap. Simferopol Crimean adj …   English World dictionary

  • Crimea — Autonomous Republic of Crimea Автономна Республіка Крим Автономная Республика Крым Qırım Muhtar Cumhuriyeti …   Wikipedia

  • Crimea — Автономна Республіка Крим Автономная Республика Крым Qırım Muhtar Cumhuriyeti República autónoma de Crimea República autónoma de Ucrania …   Wikipedia Español

  • Crimea —    In geographic terms, Crimea is a peninsula located on the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov; it has a population of nearly 2 million and covers 26,200 square kilometers. It is connected to the European mainland by the Isthmus of Perekop and is… …   Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

  • Crimea — Crimean, adj. /kruy mee euh, kri /, n. the 1. a peninsula in SE Ukraine, between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. 2. a former autonomous republic of the Soviet Union, now a region of Ukraine. ab. 10,000 sq. mi. (25,900 sq. km). Russian, Krim,… …   Universalium

  • Crimea — Cri|me|a the Crimea a part of the Ukraine nearly surrounded by the Black Sea. The Crimean War was fought there …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Crimea —    The Crimean Peninsula, separating the Black Sea (q.v.) from the Sea of Azov, was the locale where Byzantium (q.v.) traded and conducted diplomacy with its northern neighbors at Cherson and Bosporos (qq.v.). Cherson, located on the Crimea s… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

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