Chuvashia(redirected from Chuvashiya Republic, Russia)
An semiautonomous republic of western Russia in the Volga River valley. Conquered by the Mongols in the 13th and 14th centuries, the area came under Russian rule in 1552. It is inhabited largely by the Chuvash.
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