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- territory in SW Russia, in the N Caucasus: 29,300 sq mi (75,887 sq km); pop. 5,004,000
- capital of this territory, on the Kuban River: pop. 646,000
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A city of southwest Russia in the northern Caucasus south of Rostov. Founded by Cossacks on orders from Catherine the Great in 1794, it is now an industrial center. Population: 715,000.