Submitted Place Name Revision History

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9/23/2020, 10:49 AM HL
2/19/2020, 7:55 PM HL
2/13/2020, 1:49 AM Mike C
2/7/2020, 4:09 PM HL
2/23/2017, 7:36 PM HL
9/28/2016, 6:04 PM HL

Name Circassia
Type Country & Region
Pronounced Pron. /sɜːr.ˈkæ.ʃə/(English)
Edit Status Status3. usages AND description are verified

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