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Caucasus Mountains


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  • n. the mountain range in Caucasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea that forms part of the traditional border between Europe and Asia


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  • But perhaps going to the Caucasus Mountains was the newest experience for Iolo, as he saw numerous rare animals he hadn't come across before.

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  • Outgrowing the land area they eventually migrated North through the 'Caucasus Mountains', and into central and Western Europe forming the European Nations, and are known as Caucasians

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  • The Medes, cousins of the Persians, were also on hand, along with their neighbors the Cadusians, Sacesinians, and the Albani from near the Caucasus Mountains.

    Alexander the Great

  • Their origin was thought to be in the Caucasus Mountains, hence the term "Caucasian."

    Rajiv Malhotra: How Europeans Misappropriated Sanskrit To Form The Aryan Race Theory

  • The one exception was Chechnya, a Muslim republic on the northern slopes of the Caucasus Mountains, which had only been incorporated into Russia in 1859.

    The Return

  • It was a German anthropologist, Johann Blumenbach, who had deduced some years earlier that the “Caucasian” race present in Western Europe must have originated in the Caucasus Mountains, on the basis of the attractive dimensions of the skulls of local inhabitants.

    The Return

  • Talks moved forward last week, when Georgia said it agreed to a Swiss-brokered compromise to monitor trade flowing through disputed regions in the Caucasus Mountains and was waiting for Moscow's response to the proposal.

    Russia Deal With Georgia Clears Way to Join WTO

  • The independent radio station Echo Moskvy reported aggression against people from the Caucasus Mountains region.

    Jittery Muscovites Recall '04 Attack

  • Tonight, he heads to the Caucasus Mountains in the Georgian republic to spend the night with wolves and dine on a rotten vulture egg.

    Bear Grylls' Wild Survival Tips

  • Moscow had invented South Ossetia in Stalin's time as an enclave to give the Russians a foothold on the Georgian side of the Caucasus Mountains, enabling them to exert control over Georgian territory.

    Georgia and the Limits of Russian Power


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