Pronunciation: (kerch; Russ. kyerch), [key]
1. a seaport in E Crimea, in S Ukraine, on Kerch Strait. 157,000.
2. a strait connecting the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. 25 mi. (40 km) long.
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