Associations to the word «Caucasus»


CAUCASUS, proper noun. A mountain range in Eastern Europe and West Asia, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, on the territory of Russia, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, which includes the ranges of Greater Caucasus and Lesser Caucasus
CAUCASUS, proper noun. (geopolitical) The Eurasian region home of the aforementioned mountain range.
CAUCASUS EMIRATE, proper noun. An unrecognized Islamic state declared by Chechen separatists as a replacement for Russian-ruled Chechnya.
CAUCASUS MAJOR, proper noun. Synonym of Greater Caucasus.
CAUCASUS MINOR, proper noun. Synonym of Lesser Caucasus.

Dictionary definition

CAUCASUS, noun. The mountain range in Caucasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea that forms part of the traditional border between Europe and Asia.
CAUCASUS, noun. A large region between the Black and Caspian seas that contains the Caucasus Mountains; oil is its major resource.

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