Meaning of Jewish Autonomous Region

Jew'ish Auton'omous Re'gion

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an autonomous region in the Khabarovsk territory of the Russian Federation in E Siberia. 216,000; 13,900 sq. mi. (36,000 sq. km).Cap.:Birobidzhan.
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