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English noun: Chechnya

1. Chechnya (location) an 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


SynonymsChechen Republic, Chechenia


Instance hypernymgeographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region


Part meronymRussia, Russian Federation









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