Definition of Cherkess in English:

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Pronunciation: /tʃəˈkɛs/


Another term for Circassian.
Example sentences
  • Consequently, the Cherkess are no longer contesting the election results, but pushing for full autonomy.
  • In 1864 the Cherkess and Adygei finally came under Russian rule and their social structure was destroyed.
  • The administrative borders thus separated the Cherkess from the other Circassians, the Kabards and the Adygey.
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