Definition of Crimea

1. Noun. A Ukrainian peninsula between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.

Geographical relationships: Crimean War
Group relationships: Ukraine, Ukrayina
Terms within: Sebastopol, Sevastopol, Yalta
Generic synonyms: Peninsula

Definition of Crimea

1. Proper noun. A peninsula in southern Ukraine, surrounded by the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. ¹

2. Proper noun. An autonomous republic within Ukraine, occupying the peninsula. ¹

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Literary usage of Crimea

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"There was no mention of the Crimea in Catharine's scheme, ... The union of the Crimea with Russia at last put an end to the trade carried on thence for ..."

2. Pictorial History of the Russian War 1854-5-6 by George Dodd (1856)
"The coloured map of Russia, and the small chart in the corner of the map of Turkey, will illustrate the voyage from Varna to the Crimea. ..."

3. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1857)
"THE BOTANY OF THE Crimea. TO THE EDITOR OP THE PHARMACEUTICAL JOURNAL. The climate of the Crimea is, аз I suppose you are aware, extremely hot in summer, ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1857)
"On Fossils from the Crimea. By WILLIAM H. BAILY, Geological Survey of Great Britain. THE fossils which formed the subject of this communication belong, ..."

5. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1854)
"Richly endowed by nature, the Taurian Chersonese, or Crimea, has always been ... THE Crimea presents itself to us at the present moment as a region of ..."

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