Caucasus

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geographical name Cau·ca·sus \ˈkȯ-kə-səs\
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Caucasia

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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 Ciscaucasiaplay \ˌsis-\ to the north and Transcaucasiaplay \ˌtran(t)s-\ to the south


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