Pronunciation: (ä'du-gā", ä"du-gā'; Russ. u-di-gyā'), [key]
1. Official name, A'dygei Auton'omous Re'gion. an autonomous region in the Russian Federation, part of the Krasnodar territory, in the NW Caucasus Mountains. 410,000; 1505 sq. mi. (3903 sq. km). Cap.: Maikop.
2. a Circassian language spoken in the Adygei Autonomous Region. Also,Adighe,A'dy•ghe.
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