- /ˈtʃɪtʃniə/ (say 'chichneeuh)
a republic on the northern slopes of the Caucasus Mountains; claimed by Russia as one of its constituent republics but not a signatory to the 1992 treaty establishing the Russian Federation; formerly part of the Checheno-Ingush Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in Russia within the Soviet Union; this split into two republics (Chechnya and Ingushetia) in 1992 with status and territory of both unclear. 19 300 km2 (including Ingushetia). Capital: Grozny.
Also, Chechenia. –Chechnyan, adjective, noun
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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