Crimea: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (krī-mē'u, kri-), [key]
— n.
  1. a peninsula in SE Ukraine, between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.
  2. a former autonomous republic of the Soviet Union, now a region of Ukraine. ab. 10,000 sq. mi. (25,900 sq. km).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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