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Abkhazia

Line breaks: Ab¦kha|zia
Pronunciation: /abˈkɑːzɪə
 
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Definition of Abkhazia in English:

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.

Derivatives

Abkhazian

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Pronunciation: /abˈkɑːzɪən, abˈkeɪzjən/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • Most Abkhazians are ethnic Abkhazes and their first language is Abkhaz, though they speak Russian as well.
  • Like many Abkhazians, Bagapsh has Russian citizenship.
  • Most Abkhazians and South Ossetians have taken out Russian citizenship and earn their living by trading with Russia.

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