Definition of Chechnya
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.
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CHECHNYA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Chechnya for English Language Learners
: part of Russia
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