Pronunciation: (kras'nu-där"; Russ. kru-snu-där'), [key]
1. a territory of the Russian Federation in SE Europe. 4,814,000; 34,200 sq. mi. (88,578 sq. km).
2. Formerly, Ekaterinodar, Yekaterinodar. a city in and the capital of this territory, on the Kuban River, near the Sea of Azov. 560,000.
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