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Type Country & Region
Pronounced Pron. /sɜːr.ˈkæ.ʃə/(English)  [key·simplify]

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 HL
Edited 9/23/2020 by Mike C and HL

See Also

User submissions Circássia, Circàssia