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Noun1.Sakartvelo - a republic in Asia Minor on the Black Sea separated from Russia by the Caucasus mountains; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States - an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
Transcaucasia - a geographical region to the south of the Caucasus Mountains and to the north of Turkey that comprises Georgia and Armenia and Azerbaijan
Tbilisi, Tiflis, capital of Georgia - the capital and largest city of Georgia on the Kura river
Abkhazia, Abkhaz - an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability
Adzhar, Adzharia - an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea
Georgian - a native or inhabitant of Georgia in Asia
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Georgians themselves call their country Sakartvelo -- a pretty name and much easier on an English speaker's tongue than, say, Hungary's self-description, Magyarorszag.
The group Sakartvelo travelled from Tbilisi for the 39th Billingham International Folklore Festival.
1987), Health Resorts of Georgia, Sabchota Sakartvelo, Tbilisi.