geographical name Cau·ca·sus \ˈkȯ-kə-səs\
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\kȯ-ˈkā-zhə, -shə\play

Definition of Caucasus

  1. 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 Ciscaucasia\ˌsis-\ play to the north and Transcaucasia\ˌtran(t)s-\ play to the south

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