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geographical name Azer·bai·jan \ˌa-zər-ˌbī-ˈjän, ˌä-\

Definition of Azerbaijan

  1. 1 or ancient Atropatene play \ˌa-trō-pə-ˈtē-nē\ or Media Atropatene play \ˈmē-dē-ə\ region NW Iran; chief city Tabriz

  2. 2 independent country W Asia & SE Europe bordering on Caspian Sea; a constituent republic of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1936–91 ∗ Baku area 33,200 square miles (86,320 square kilometers), pop 8,200,000

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