Kalmykia

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Kal·myk·i·a

 (kăl-mĭk′ē-ə, kŭl-mĭk′yə)
A region of southwest Russia on the Caspian Sea. Settled in the early 1600s by Kalmyk people from central China, it came under Russian control after 1646.
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