Ingushetia

geographical name
In·​gu·​she·​tia | \ ˌiŋ-gü-ˈshē-shə How to pronounce Ingushetia (audio) \
variants: or Ingushetiya \ ˌiŋ-​gü-​ˈshe-​tē-​yə How to pronounce Ingushetia (audio) \ or Ingush Republic \ in-​ˈgüsh How to pronounce Ingushetia (audio) , iŋ-​ \

Definition of Ingushetia

autonomous republic of southern Russia in Europe north of the Caucasus Mountains and bordering on Georgia; capital Nazran' area 1242 square miles (3217 square kilometers), population 412,529

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“Ingushetia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ingushetia. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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