kirgizstan

World English Dictionary
Kyrgyzstan, Kirghizstan or Kirgizstan (ˈkɪəɡɪzˌstɑːn, -ˌstæn)
 
n
a republic in central Asia: came under Russian rule in the 19th century, became a Soviet republic in 1936 and gained independence in 1991; it has deposits of minerals, oil, and gas. Official languages: Kyrgyz and Russian. Religion: nonreligious, Muslim. Currency: som. Capital: Bishkek. Pop: 5 208 000 (2004 est). Area: 198 500 sq km (76 460 sq miles)
 
Kirghizstan, Kirghizstan or Kirgizstan
 
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Kirgizstan, Kirghizstan or Kirgizstan
 
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kirgizstan

noun
a landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991 [syn: Kyrgyzstan
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