Caucasus

geographical name
Cau·​ca·​sus | \ ˈkȯ-kə-səs How to pronounce Caucasus (audio) \
variants: or Caucasia \ kȯ-​ˈkā-​zhə How to pronounce Caucasia (audio) , -​shə \

Definition of Caucasus

region of southeastern Europe (Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and part of southern Russia in Europe) between the Black and Caspian seas, divided by the Caucasus Mountains into Cis*cau*ca*sia \ ˌsis-​kȯ-​ˈkā-​zhə How to pronounce ˌsis-kȯ-ˈkā-zhə (audio) , -​shə\ to the north and Trans*cau*ca*sia \ ˌtran(t)s-​kȯ-​ˈkā-​zhə How to pronounce ˌtran(t)s-kȯ-ˈkā-zhə (audio) , -​shə\ to the south

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