Tuva Republic
geographical name autonomous republic S Russia in Asia N of Mongolia capital Kyzyl area 65,380 square miles (169,334 square kilometers), population 306,000

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  • Tuva Depression — ( ru. Тувинская котловина) is located among mountains of South Central Siberia mdash; Tannu Ola Mountains, Eastern Sayans and Western Sayans, and the Altay Mountains region, part of a combination of raised lands and depressions. [cite web… …   Wikipedia

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  • Tuva — /tooh veuh/, n., pl. Tuvas, (esp. collectively) Tuva for 1. 1. a member of a people living in the Tuva AR and adjacent areas. 2. the Turkic language of the Tuva people. Also, Tuvinian /tooh vin ee euhn/. * * * ▪ republic, Russia also called  Tyva …   Universalium

  • Tuva or Bust! — (1991) is a book by Ralph Leighton about the author and his friend Richard Feynman s attempt to travel to Tuva. The introduction explains how Feynman challenged Leighton, at the time a high school geography teacher, Whatever happened to Tannu… …   Wikipedia

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  • Tuva Autonomous Republic — /tooh veuh/ an autonomous republic in the Russian Federation in Asia: formerly an independent republic in Mongolia. 309,000; 65,810 sq. mi. (170,500 sq. km). Cap.: Kyzyl. Also, Tuvinian Autonomous Republic. Formerly, Tannu Tuva People s Republic …   Universalium

  • Tuva Autonomous Republic — /tooh veuh/ an autonomous republic in the Russian Federation in Asia: formerly an independent republic in Mongolia. 309,000; 65,810 sq. mi. (170,500 sq. km). Cap.: Kyzyl. Also, Tuvinian Autonomous Republic. Formerly, Tannu Tuva People s Republic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tuva —    Established in 1921 in the wake of the regional victory of the Red Army, the Tuvan People’s Republic (occasionally referred to as Tannu Tuva) was formed out of the respective territorial claims of Mongolia, China and Tsarist Russia, becoming… …   Historical dictionary of Marxism

  • Tuva — /ˈtuvə/ (say toohvuh) noun a federal republic in southern Russia; formerly the Tuva Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in Russia within the Soviet Union. 170 500 km2. Capital: Kyzyl. Russian, Tyva. Also, Tuvinia …   Australian English dictionary

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