from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An autonomous republic of northwest Georgia bordering on Russia and the Black Sea. Georgian troops were forced to withdraw from the region in 1993 after a yearlong war with secessionist rebels.

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  • proper noun A region in the Caucasus.
  • proper noun A disputed country in the Caucasus, within Georgia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability


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