From King Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishChechnyaChech‧nya /ˈtʃetʃnjə/ a small country in the Caucasus Mountains, south of Russia and north of Georgia. Population: about 1 million. Capital: Grozny. The people are mostly Muslim. Chechnya is still officially a republic within the Russian Federation although in 1991 it announced that it was an independent country. This led to a lot of fighting with Russia. Chechen rebels have carried out terrorist attacks in several Russian towns and cities, including Moscow.Chechen /ˈtʃetʃən/ noun, adjective