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Ka•ra•chai'-Cher•kess' Republic



Pronunciation: (kär"u-chī'chur-kes'; Russ. ku-ru-chyī'chyir-kyes'), [key]
an autonomous republic in the S Russian Federation in Europe, in the Caucasus. 422,000; 5442 sq. mi. (14,100 sq. km). Cap.: Cherkessk. Also, Karachayevo-Cherkess Republic. Formerly, Karachai-Cherkess Autonomous Region.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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