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 (ko͝o-tī′sē, ko͞o′tə-yē′syĭ)
A city of western Georgia west-northwest of Tbilisi. The capital first of ancient Colchis and later of a medieval Georgian kingdom, Kutaisi was integrated into the Russian Empire after 1810.
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(Russian kutaˈisi)
(Placename) an industrial city in W Georgia on the Rioni River: one of the oldest towns of the Caucasus. Pop: 175 000 (2005 est)
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(kuˈtaɪ si)

also Ku•tais


a city in the W Georgian Republic. 235,000.
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(10) In an attempt to capture the heart of the Lord, in one of her poems, Antal alludes to the young unmarried women, whom she calls Kotais, to join her in praising Him whom, according to her, has the power to fulfill their long lasting desires.
Besides reciting Antal's songs to express their devotion to the Lord, the women also proudly enact the role of Kotais in place of Antal.