from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of Abkhaz.
  • adj. Of or relating to Abkhazia or the Abkhaz.

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  • n. a Circassian language spoken by the Abkhaz
  • n. a member of the Circassian people who live to the east of the Black Sea
  • adj. of or relating to Abkazia or its people or their language


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From Abkhazia +‎ -an.


  • Kartvelian and North Caucasian languages - such as Abkhazian - are quite separate and not mutually comprehensible.

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  • It's got not one, but two love triangles: Thomas, a therapist, falls in love with a married attorney at the same time that Anna, one of his married patients, is smitten by a writer working on a novel called "Abkhazian Dominoes."

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  • Abkhazian soprano Hibla Gerzmava is in full and generous voice as the conniving Vitellia, and Canadian mezzo-soprano Allyson McHardy is an earnest Annio well-paired with Franco-Algerian soprano Amel Brahim-Djellous, who is just as enchanting and beautifully-sung a Servilia here as she was at the Aix Festival in July.

    Dark and Light Brilliance

  • And last week, Russia reached an agreement to put a Russian military base on Abkhazian soil.

    Foreign Affairs Roundup

  • Currently, Abkhazian delegates are visiting foreign countries throughout South American, attempting to establish diplomatic ties with and, more importantly, receive recognition from nations there:

    2010 February « The View From LL2

  • Abkhazian leaders have also proposed a law allowing Russians to purchase houses in Abkhazia on the same terms as Abkhazian citizens.

    2010 February « The View From LL2

  • During the tour of Latin America, the Abkhazian delegation will visit Venezuela, Argentina, Ecuador, and Bolivia.

    2010 February « The View From LL2

  • He said that there were similarities between the situations of the Abkhazian and South Ossetian people, and the Palestinian people.

    August « 2008 « Niqnaq

  • A Russian senator said Kokoity and his Abkhazian counterpart Sergei Bagapsh would attend an extraordinary meeting of the Federation Council (upper house) later on Monday.

    one, two, many kosovos

  • Abkhazian President Sergei Bagapsh ordered his nation's navy to respond to Georgia's forceful seizure of civilian ships in neutral waters, calling such actions what they are - piracy - by confronting and if need be sinking Georgian navy and coast guard vessels.

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