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Type Country & Region
Pronounced Pron. sər-KA-shə(English)
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Meaning & History

From Turkish Çerkes or Russian Черкес (Cherkes) referring to the Circassian (Adyghe) people. The name is of uncertain meaning, possibly derived from Kerkety, the name of a Circassian tribe, or from Persian چهار کس (čahâr kas) meaning "four people". This is the name of a region and historical country in the North Caucasus.
Added 9/28/2016 by highexpectasians
Edited 9/23/2020 by Mike C and highexpectasians


See Also

User submissions Circássia, Circàssia