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Crimea

Line breaks: Cri¦mea
Pronunciation: /krʌɪˈmiːə
 
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Definition of Crimea in English:

(usually the Crimea)
A peninsula of Ukraine lying between the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. It was the scene of the Crimean War in the 1850s. The majority of the population is Russian.

Derivatives

Crimean

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adjective
Example sentences
  • We hope that if anyone knows of a pair of boots from the Crimean period, of the type worn by the lower ranks, they will contact us.
  • Ukraine has recorded its first bird flu outbreak, prompting the president to declare a state of emergency in four Crimean villages following the deaths of more than 1,600 chickens and geese.
  • In A Few Notes on Crimean Lepidoptera, published by The Entomologist magazine, he listed the specimens he had captured during the family's flight from the revolution.

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