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  1. (noun, location) an autonomous republic in southwestern Russia in the northern Caucasus Mountains bordering on Georgia; declared independence from the USSR in 1991 but Russian troops invaded and continue to prosecute a relentless military campaign in the largely Muslim republic

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Synonyms of Chechnya

chechen republic, chechenia

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a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior