Pronunciation: (krī-mē'u, kri-), [key]
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, Krym.
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