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Definition of the noun crimea

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noun - plural: -

  1. a Ukrainian peninsula between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov
    • examples: The Viking expansion from the 9th century onwards reached areas such as Normandy, Galicia, Andalusia, Sicily and Crimea. | In response to Angela Merkel's concern regarding the developments in Crimea and Ukraine as a whole, Vladimir Putin drew the attention to the unrelenting threat of violence by ultra-nationalist forces, endangering the lives and legitimate interests of Russian citizens and the entire Russian-speaking population.
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • instance of: peninsula = a large mass of land projecting into a body of water
    • part of: Ukraine / Ukrayina = a republic in southeastern Europe; formerly a European soviet
    • parts:
      • Sebastopol / Sevastopol = a city in southern Ukraine on the Black Sea
      • Yalta = a resort city in Crimea in the southern Ukraine on the Black Sea


  1. Crimea: The Crimean Peninsula, also known simply as Crimea, is a major land mass on the northern coast of the Black Sea that is almost completely surrounded by water. The peninsula is located south of the Ukrainian mainland and west of the Russian region of Kuban. It is surrounded by two seas: the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov to the east. It is connected with the Ukrainian mainland by the Isthmus of Perekop and is separated from Kuban by the Strait of Kerch. The Arabat Spit is located to the northeast; a narrow strip of land that separates a system of lagoons named Sivash from the Sea of Azov.
    • also known as Crimean Peninsula, Tauric Peninsula, Crim Tartary
    • part of Eastern Europe
  2. Crimea a.k.a. Crimea, Louisiana: Crimea is an unincorporated community in Tensas Parish, Louisiana, United States.

There are other places with in their name, like Republic of Crimea and Autonomous Republic of Crimea.

Phrases with Crimea

Phrases starting with the word Crimea:

  1. Crimea Cretacea
  2. crimea-congo hemorrhagic fever

Phrases ending with the word Crimea:

  1. Genus Crimea
  2. Zygaena Crimea
  3. Phyllonorycter Crimea
  4. Species Zygaena Crimea
  5. Anemone Narcissiflora Crimea
  6. Species Phyllonorycter Crimea
  7. Variety Anemone Narcissiflora Crimea

Other phrase containing the word Crimea:

  1. Species Crimea Cretacea

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Google previewBulletin of the American Bureau of Geography (1901)

by American Bureau of Geography

The Crimea is the winter resort of the rich, whose beautiful homes are among the fertile hills. The climate of southern Russia resembles that of New England, New York and Pennsylvania; and in the northern part, the climate is very much like ...

Google previewBlazing the Trail (2004)

The Early History of Spacecraft and Rocketry by Mike Gruntman

Now the Crimea is a part of the independent Ukraine. The Space Arm of the Strategic Rocket Forces operates the main military space control center in Golitsyno-2, or Krasnoznamensk, 1 5 miles west of Moscow. Golitsyno-2 is supported by a ...

Google previewUkraine and Russia (2001)

The Post-Soviet Transition by Roman Solchanyk

Crimea is the most "Russian" of Ukraine's regions, and, for reasons that have already been noted, it has posed the greatest problems for the architects of Ukraine's state- and nation-building projects. The facile popular perception is that the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Indo-European Culture (1997)

by Douglas Q. Adams

It occupied the Crimea (it derives its name from a kurgan burial in the peninsula) and ...

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Small photo of Evpatoria, Crimea, Russia - February 28, 2018: Monument to Hero of the Soviet Union Tokarev Nikolai Alexandrovich in the city of Evpatoria, CrimeaSmall photo of KACHA, SEVASTOPOL / CRIMEA - MAY 10, 2017: of empty bench in form of lion in quiet city park in Kacha. Sevastopol, CrimeaSmall photo of Yalta, Crimea / Ukraine - July 7, 2007: People walking at streets of Yalta, CrimeaSmall photo of Evpatoria, Crimea, Russia - February 28, 2018: Monument to the Hero of the Soviet Union, Major-General of Aviation Tokarev Nikolai Alexandrovich in the city of Evpatoria, CrimeaSmall photo of Evpatoria, Crimea, Russia - February 28, 2018: Monument to the victims of the Chernobyl disaster in the Komsomol Square in Evpatoria, CrimeaSmall photo of Castle Swallow's Nest on the rock in Black Sea, Crimea, Russia. It is a symbol of Crimea. Scenic view of Crimea southern coast. Crimea landmark.Small photo of Rock formations of the Demerdji mountain, Crimea, Russia. Valley of Ghosts, landmark of Crimea. Beautiful summer landscape of Crimea in summer. Scenery and nature in Crimea. More...

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Scrabble value of C3R1I1M3E1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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