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Type Political Subdivision
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ɪŋ.ɡʊ.ˈʃɛ.ti.ə/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Means "(place) of the Ingush", from the Russian name for the Ingush people. The Russian name is believed to be derived from Ангушт (Angusht), the Ingush name of the village of Tarskoe located in present-day North Ossetia–Alania. This is the name of a federal subject of Russia.
Added 5/17/2016 by HL
Edited 9/12/2021 by Mike C and HL