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1. abkhaz, abkhazia

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

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a disputed region of NW Georgia, between the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains: a subtropical region, with mountains rising over 3900 m (13 000 ft); Abkhazian separatists seized control of the region in 1993; Russia formally recognized it as an independent republic following the Russian-Georgian war of 2008, although Georgia still claims the region as part of its territory. Capital: Sokhumi. Pop: 220 600 (2006 est). Area: 8600 sq km (3320 sq miles)
. Also called: Abkhaz Autonomous Republic

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autonomous region in NW Georgia, on the Black Sea: cap. Sukhumi

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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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