(redirected from Nal'chik)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.


(Russian ˈnaljtʃik)
(Placename) a city in SW Russia, capital of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic, in a valley of the Greater Caucasus: health resort. Pop: 283 000 (2005 est)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˈnɑl tʃɪk)

the capital of the Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Republic in the S Russian Federation in Europe. 235,000.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Nalchik - a city in southwestern Russia in a valley of the Caucasus Mountains; an industrial center and health resort
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Over the course of the 1960s, more kurorotnye gorodki were designed and built by various institutes in Nal'chik (with 2,000 places); (105) in Karolino-Bugaze, Odessa region (with 4,000 places); (106) and at Goluboi zaliv on the southern coast of Crimea (with 10,000 places), as well as an iconic settlement in Pitsunda.
Faculty of Physics, Kabardino-Balkarsk State University, Chernyshevky Street 173, 360004 Nal'chik, Russia
Kalmykov, Ustanovlenie russkoi administratsii v Kabarde i Balkarii (Nal'chik:, El'brus, 1995), 20-29; Bobrovnikov, Musul'mane severnogo Kavkaza, 147-66; Michael Kemper, "'Adat against Shari'a: Russian Approaches towards Daghestani 'Customary Law' in the 19th Century," Ab Imperio, no.