Sakha

geographical name
Sa·​kha | \ ˈsä-kə How to pronounce Sakha (audio) \
variants: or unofficially Yakutia \ yə-​ˈkü-​sh(ē-​)ə How to pronounce Sakha (audio) \

Definition of Sakha

autonomous republic of east central Russia in Asia bordering on the Laptev and East Siberian seas; capital Yakutsk area 1,198,146 square miles (3,103,198 square kilometers), population 958,528

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“Sakha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sakha. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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