Chechnya

geographical name Chech·nya \chech-ˈnyä, ˈchech-nyə\\chi-ˈchen\
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Chechenya

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Chechenia

play \chech-ˈnyä, ˈchech-nyə\ or

Chechen Republic

play \chi-ˈchen\

Definition of Chechnya

  1. republic of southeastern Russia in Europe on the northern slopes of the Caucasus Mountains; capital Grozny area 4750 square miles (12,302 square kilometers), population 1,103,686 Russian suppression of an independence movement resulted in extensive violence in Chechnya throughout most of the 1990s and into the 2000s.

Chechen

adjective or noun

CHECHNYA Defined for English Language Learners

Chechnya

geographical name

Definition of Chechnya for English Language Learners

  • : part of Russia


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