[ US /ˈkɔkəsəs/ ]
  1. a large region between the Black and Caspian seas that contains the Caucasus Mountains; oil is its major resource
  2. 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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How To Use Caucasus In A Sentence

  • A peak, 5, '45. ' m (8,50 ft) high, in the Caucasus Mountains of southeast European U. S. S. R. It is the highest elevation in the range.
  • Her academic field was ethno-psychology, and she had long been interested in the Caucasus and Transcaucasia.
  • It is not the only species of ibex neither," continued he, "for there is one found in the European Alps, known by the name of ` steinboc; 'another, in the Pyrenees, called the ` tur;' a third, in the Caucasus, the ` zac; 'and one or two others in the mountains of Africa. The Cliff Climbers A Sequel to "The Plant Hunters"
  • With government funding, Mr. Porshnev launched a Soviet Snowperson Commission that after 1958 trudged through the Pamir Mountains of modern-day Tajikistan and the Caucasus region. Bigfoot Hunters Detect Signs of the Hairy Beast in Siberia
  • In his excitement, Bryza seemed to have forgotten that his irresponsible statements and actions, during his stunt as U.S. negotiator on the Karabagh (Artsakh) conflict, had antagonized some of his Washington colleagues and many others in the Caucasus. Harut Sassounian: Obama Can Now Replace Bryza With a New Nominee as Ambassador to Azerbaijan
  • Similarly, consider peace in the Caucasus Mountain region.
  • The question of security in the southern Caucasus is an existential one for Europe. Avoiding the Next War in the South Caucasus
  • So did a wonderful rendition of Lezinka, a boisterous dance in a raging tempo, drums ablaze, that is popular in the Caucasus mountains and beyond. Evelyn Leopold: VE Day at the UN: Tchaikovsky and a Bit of Politics
  • Its forces have pursued separatist fighters and their families in the rugged terrain of the Caucasus. Times, Sunday Times
  • Gharib hath with him the enchanted sword of Japhet son of Noah, and whomsoever he smiteth therewith he severeth him in sunder, and with him also are two Marids from Mount Caucasus, given to him by King The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
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