or formerly Karachayevo-Cherkess geographical name autonomous region SE Russia in Europe in N Caucasus area 5444 square miles (14,100 square kilometers), population 431,000 capital Cherkessk

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  • Karachay-Balkar language — Infobox Language name=Karachay Balkar nativename=Къарачай Малкъар/Qarachay Malqar familycolor=Altaic states=Russia region=Kabardino Balkaria, Karachay Cherkessia speakers=400,000 fam1=Altaic [ [http://www.ethnologue.com/show… …   Wikipedia

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  • Karachai-Cherkessia — /kərʌˈtʃaɪ tʃɛəˈkɛsiə/ (say kuhru chuy chair keseeuh) noun a federal republic in southern Russia, north of the Caucasus Mountains; formerly the Karachai Cherkess Autonomous Region, in Russia within the Soviet Union. 14 100 km2. Capital: Cherkessk …   Australian English dictionary

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