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Definition of the noun abkhazia
What does abkhazia mean as a name of something?
- an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability
- lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
- synonym of Abkhazia: Abkhaz
- instance of: province / state = the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
- part of: Georgia / Sakartvelo = a republic in Asia Minor on the Black Sea separated from Russia by the Caucasus mountains
- member: Abkhasian / Abkhazian / Abkhas / Abkhaz = a member of the Circassian people who live to the east of the Black Sea
Abkhazia is a disputed territory and partially recognised state controlled by a separatist government on the eastern coast of the Black Sea and the south-western flank of the Caucasus.
- also known as Abhazya Cumhuriyeti, 阿布哈茲
- founded on (23 years ago)
- country: Georgia
- read more about Abkhazia (country)
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Advanced Language Learning (2009)
The Contribution of Halliday and Vygotsky by Heidi Byrnes
The essays varied on many points, but on one there was unanimity: that Abkhazia is a natural part of Georgia and has been so for a long time. On this issue students made statements such as: 'Historically, Abkhazia has always been a part of ...
A Legal Appraisal by Tim Potier
Shevardnadze replied: 'As regards territorial integrity, we did not insist that Abkhazia is a part of the Georgian state, we...
Mafia State (2011)
How One Reporter Became an Enemy of the Brutal New Russia by Luke Harding
Medvedev's decision to recognise Abkhazia in 2008 is a major boost to the territory, and to its separatist leadership based in the charming seaside town of Sukhumi. Abkhazia is a beneficiary of the Olympic billions pouring into its frontyard.
Russia and the Soviet Union (2016)
World history, World history by CTI Reviews
Abkhazia is a disputed territory on the eastern coast ...
Vladimir Putin and the Struggle for Russia by Angus Roxburgh
Abkhazia is a republic of some 200,000 people (the figure is disputed) – less than half its pre-1992 population, since almost all the Georgians fled in the civil war. Its Black Sea coastal towns – Sukhumi, Gagra, Pitsunda – used to be principal ...
Eastern Turkey (1990)
An Architectural & Archaeological Survey, Volume IV by T.A. Sinclair
Abkhazia is a country onthe BlackSea coast tothe north of Georgia, though the Abkhaz arerelated to the Circassiansrather thanthe Georgians.Abaza Hasan was therefore anAbkhazian whose ...
Earth sciences, Physical geography by CTI Reviews
Abkhazia: Abkhazia is a disputed political entity on the eastern coast ...
Transcaucasian Boundaries (2003)
by John Wright, Richard Schofield, Suzanne Goldenberg
Complaints about attempts to Georgianize Abkhazia are dismissed on the grounds that, since Abkhazia is an integral part of Georgia, talk of Georgianizing Georgia is a contradiction in terms. Equally the use of force during the Menshevik ...
Europe's Next Avoidable War (2013)
Nagorno-Karabakh by Michael Kambeck, Sargis Ghazaryan
Perhaps the most comparable case of historiographical debates which directly provoke conflict in the South Caucasus has been the dispute regarding how far Abkhazia is an integral part of Georgian history and to what extent it represents a ...
by Joseph Hobbs
Russia began granting Russian citizenship to the majority of Abkhazians—a step that Shevardnadze's successor Saakashvili regarded as Russian annexation of Georgian territory. For Russia, a friendly Abkhazia is a geopolitical prize, as it ...
by James Ciment
With the popular Georgian nationalist gone, the Russians intensified Shevardnadze«s problems, forcing him to agree to de facto independence for Abkhazia and the stationing of Russian peacekeeping forces there. Worst of all, the Abkhazian ...
Dictionary of Wars (2013)
by George Childs Kohn
InOctober 1992, a rebel militia seized partof Abkhazia, where war escalated thefollowing year. Abkhazianand Russian forces failedto capturethe seaportof Sukhumi (Abkhazia«scapital) inMarch andJuly; a cease-fire wasthensigned, with ...
by Jacques Fomerand
ABKHAZIA. Breakaway region of northwest Georgia bordering on Russia and the Black Sea which proclaimed its independence in 1992, a year after Georgia proclaimed its own independence with the breakup of the Soviet Union. After the ...
by Thomas M. Leonard
and Abkhazia (Georgia) and endorsed the use of the CIS peacekeeping forces.
by Cathal J. Nolan
Abkhazia. For more than 1,000 years this region has been joined to Georgia, in some form or other, sharing Georgia's trials under the Mongols, Tamerlane, the Ottoman Empire and, from 1849, the Russian Empire. When Georgia achieved ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3K5H4A1Z10I1A1
The value of this 8-letter word is 26 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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