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 (sər-kăsh′ə, -ē-ə)
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


(sərˈkæʃ ə, -i ə)

a region in the S Russian Federation in Europe bordering on the NE coast of the Black Sea.
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Portfolio company Circassia, a world-class specialty biopharmaceutical business focused on allergy and asthma, has announced the positive outcome of the European Decentralised Procedure (DCP) for the Company s fluticasone propionate pressurised metered dose inhaler (pMDI) generic equivalent of GlaxoSmithKline s FLIXOTIDEA pMDI for the prophylactic treatment of asthma.
Francesco is currently Chairman of Circassia and also serves on the boards of private companies Italfarmaco SpA, Cell Therapy Ltd and Prismic Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Belgian private equity firmA GimvA (EBR:GIMB) and venture capital firm Quest for Growth (EBR:QFG) said they will be able to cash in on the sale of British pharmaceutical company Prosonix to allergy specialist Circassia (LON:CIR).
Circassia is a region in the northern Caucasus Mountains, so in actuality, this would simply be a native version of what we call English walnut, good old J.
He reported serving as a consultant to Merck, Pearl Therapeutic, and Circassia.
The valuation, which was below expectations for $1 billion, comes after several highly-valued flotations, including Poundland and Circassia, which both listed at the top of their price ranges in the past week.
Sochi, known to Circassians as Sache, was the capital of the historical nation of Circassia, and is now part of Russia's Krasnodar province.
The two studies were conducted by Adiga Life Sciences, a joint venture between McMaster University and Circassia, a UK based biotechnology company, and was supported by St.
Circassians and Abkhaz are ethnically and linguistically related and the 1867 deportations were a continuation of what the Russian imperial government had done in Circassia just to the north only three years before.
Almost all agreed it was one of the three sisters Circassia, Cilicia or Caledonia, with a bias to Circassia.
Circassia, or, A Tour to the Caucasus (New York: Stringer & Townsend, 1850), 287.