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Chech·nya

 (chĕch′nē-ə, chĕch-nyä′)
A region of southwest Russia in the northern Caucasus bordering on Georgia. Conquered by Russia in the 19th century, it later formed part of a semiautonomous republic within the USSR. When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, Chechnya declared its independence from Russia, but after two wars (1994-1996 and 1999-2000), Russian troops regained control of most of the region.

Chech′nyan (-nē-ən, -nyän′) adj. & n.

Chech•nya

(tʃɛtʃˈnyɑ, ˈtʃɛtʃ nyɑ)
n.
an autonomous republic of the Russian Federation, in Caucasia. Cap.: Grozny.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chechnya - 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
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
Translations
Čečensko
Tjetjenien
Tšetšenia
Čečenija
チェチェンチェチェン共和国
체첸체첸 공화국
Tjetjenien
ประเทศเชชเนีย
nước Chechnya

Chechnya

[tʃɪtʃˈnjɑː] NChechenia f

Chechnya

[tʃɪˈtʃniə] Chechenia [tʃɪˈtʃɛniə] nTchétchénie f

Chechnya

الشيشان Čečensko Tjetjenien Tschetschenien Τσετσενία Chechenia Tšetšenia Tchétchénie Čečenija Cecenia チェチェン共和国 체첸 공화국 Tsjetsjenië Tsjetsjenia Czeczenia Chechénia, Chechênia Чечня Tjetjenien ประเทศเชชเนีย Çeçenistan nước Chechnya 车臣
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