Caucasus, the

1) Большо́й Кавка́з, горы
2) Кавка́з

The Americanisms. English-Russian dictionary.. 2014.

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  • CAUCASUS — CAUCASUS, mountainous region between the Black and Caspian Seas, in the south of the former Soviet Union. For over 2,000 years this inaccessible region served as a refuge for a variety of nations, tribes, and adherents of different religions,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Caucasus Germans — ( de. Kaukasiendeutsche) are part of the German minority in Russia and the Soviet Union. They migrated to the Caucasus largely in the first half of the 19th century and settled in the North Caucasus, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and in the Kars… …   Wikipedia

  • The Complete History — (Arabic: الكامل في التاريخ ) is a classic Islamic history book written by Ali ibn al Athir. Composed in ca. 1231, it is one of the most important Islamic historical works.The RusIbn Athir s depiction of the Rs is not primarily ethnological, and… …   Wikipedia

  • The Religion of Russia —     The Religion of Russia     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Religion of Russia     A. The Origin of Russian Christianity     There are two theories in regard to the early Christianity of Russia; according to one of them, Russia was Catholic from …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Caucasus — /kaw keuh seuhs/, n. the 1. Also called Caucasus Mountains. a mountain range in Caucasia, between the Black and Caspian seas, along the border between the Russian Federation, Georgia, and Azerbaijan. Highest peak, Mt. Elbrus, 18,481 ft. (5633 m) …   Universalium

  • Caucasus Campaign — Warbox conflict=Caucasus Front partof=Middle Eastern theatre (World War I) alternatively Caucasian Front (WWI)‎ caption=The limit of the Russian advance into Anatolia date=October 24, 1914 October 30, 1918 place=Eastern Anatolia result=Treaty of… …   Wikipedia

  • Caucasus — The Caucasus ( also referred to as North Caucasus ) is a geopolitical region located between Europe, Asia Middle East. It is one of the most linguistically and culturally diverse regions on Earth, home to Europe s highest mountains ( Mount Elbrus …   Wikipedia

  • Caucasus Emirate — The Caucasus Emirate also known as the Caucasian Emirate is a self proclaimed successor state to the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria and was announced on October 31 2007 by former President Doku Umarov. Its military branch is the Caucasian Front.… …   Wikipedia

  • Caucasus Mountains —    The Caucasus is a 1,000 kilometer long mountain system between the Black Sea and Caspian Sea; its watershed serves as one of the divides between Europe and Asia. The chain is divided between the northerly Greater Caucasus Range and the… …   Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

  • Caucasus (disambiguation) — Caucasus may refer to:*Caucasus or Caucasia, a geographic region in Eurasia, divided into: **North Caucasus, also Ciscaucasus or Ciscaucasia **South Caucasus, also Transcaucasus or Transcaucasia *Caucasus Mountains, a mountain range in the region …   Wikipedia

  • Caucasus-Anatolian-Hycanian temperate forests — The Caucasus Anatolian Hyrcanian temperate forests is a composite ecoregion of southern Europe and North Africa, designated by the World Wildlife Fund as one of their Global 200 ecoregions, a list of priority ecoregions for conservation.These… …   Wikipedia

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