Chukchi Peninsula

Chukchi Peninsula
/tʃʊktʃi pəˈnɪnʃələ/ (say chookchee puh'ninshuhluh)

a peninsula in far north-eastern Siberia.
Russian, Čukotskij poluostrov.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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