Type Political Subdivision
Pronounced Pron. /ɪŋ.ɡʊ.ˈʃɛ.ti.ə/
Other Forms FormsIngushetiya
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 5/17/2016
From Russian Ингушетия (Ingushetiya) meaning "(place) of the Ingush", from an exonym for the Ingush people (natively called Ghalghai). The ethnic name is believed to be derived from Ангушт (Angusht), the Ingush name of a village currently located in North Ossetia-Alania. This is the name of a republic in southern RUSSIA.