adzharia

Ajaria

[uh-jahr-ee-uh] .
noun
an autonomous region in SW Georgia, bordered by Turkey and the Black Sea. 1,120 sq. mi. (2,900 sq. km). Capital: Batumi.
Also, Adjaria, Adzharia, Ajara, Adjara, Adzhara [uh-jahr-uh] .
Also called Adzharistan (1921–91), Adzhar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (1921–91)
Official name Ajarian Autonomous Republic.

Ajarian, adjective, noun
Ajar [ah-jahr, uh-jahr] , noun
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Adzhar Autonomous Republic or Adzharia (əˈdʒɑː, əˈdʒɑːrɪə)
 
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an administrative division of SW Georgia, on the Black Sea: part of Turkey from the 17th century until 1878; mostly mountainous, reaching 2805 m (9350 ft), with a subtropical coastal strip. Capital: Batumi. Pop: 376 016 (2002). Area: 3000 sq km (1160 sq miles)
 
Adzharia or Adzharia
 
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