Meaning of Mari Autonomous Republic

Ma'ri Auton'omous Repub'lic

Pronunciation: (mär'ē Russ. mu&sylpryē'), [key]
  1. autonomous republic in the Russian Federation in Europe. 750,000; 8994 sq. mi. (23,294 sq. km). Cap.: Ioshkar-Ola.
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