Definition of Abkhazia in English:

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Pronunciation: /abˈkɑːzɪə/
An autonomous territory in NW Georgia, west of the Caucasus mountains on the Black Sea; population 215,972 (2003); capital, Sokhumi. In 1992 Abkhazia unilaterally declared itself independent, sparking armed conflict with Georgia, and the following year drove Georgian forces from its territory.

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