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autonomous oblast definition

  • noun:
    • one of many administrative divisions for the former Soviet Union made for specific “smaller” countries and described as following features: they certainly were offered an autonomy within a union republic or, in RSFSR, within a krai; had a status less than an autonomous republic; had a different titulary country from that their union republic/krai. Abbreviated as AO.
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