Circassia(redirected from Cherkessia)
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A historical region of southwest Russia on the northeast coast of the Black Sea north of the Caucasus Mountains. It was ceded to Russia by the Ottoman Turks in 1829.
(Placename) a region of S Russia, on the Black Sea north of the Caucasus Mountains
Cir•cas•sia(sərˈkæʃ ə, -i ə)
a region in the S Russian Federation in Europe bordering on the NE coast of the Black Sea.