Makhachkala[mə käc̸h′kə lä′]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
city & seaport of SW Russia, on the Caspian Sea: pop. 339,000
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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 on the western coast of the Caspian Sea. Founded in 1844, it is an oil-refining and transshipment center. Population: 465,000.