Aba·​shev | \ əˈbäshəf \

Definition of Abashev

: belonging to a Bronze Age culture of the Chuvash Republic in the east central Soviet Union

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First Known Use of Abashev

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Abashev

probably modification of Russian abashevskiy, derivative of Abashevo, village southeast of Cheboksary where remains of the culture were found

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“Abashev.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Abashev. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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