HyperDic: chechnya

English > 1 sense of the word Chechnya:
NOUNlocationChechnya, Chechenia, Chechen Republican autonomous republic in southwestern Russia in the northern Caucasus Mountains bordering on Georgia
Chechnya > pronunciation
Soundscheh'chniyah
RhymesAbyssinia ... zinnia: 217 rhymes with iyah...
English > Chechnya: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningAn autonomous republic in southwestern Russia in the northern Caucasus Mountains bordering on Georgia; declared independence from the USSR in 1991 but Russian troops invaded and continue to prosecute a relentless military campaign in the largely Muslim republic.
SynonymsChechenia, Chechen Republic
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Part ofRussia, Russian FederationA federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia
SpanishChechenia, Chechnya, República de Chechenia
CatalanTxetxènia
AdjectivesChechenof or relating to Chechnya or its people or culture

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