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Noun: Caucasus  ko-ku-sis
  1. A large region between the Black and Caspian seas that contains the Caucasus Mountains; oil is its major resource
    - Caucasia
  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
    - Caucasus Mountains

Sounds like: caucuses

Type of: chain, chain of mountains, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, mountain chain, mountain range, range, range of mountains

Encyclopedia: Caucasus, Northern, Russia