Caucasus

geographical name Cau·ca·sus \ ˈkȯ-kə-səs \
variants: or Caucasia play \kȯ-ˈkā-zhə, -shə\

Definition of Caucasus

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 Cis*cau*ca*sia play \ˌsis-\ to the north and Trans*cau*ca*sia play \ˌtran(t)s-\ to the south

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