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geographical name Ta·jik·i·stan \tä-ˌji-ki-ˈstan, tə-, -ˌjē-, -ˈstän; -ˈji-ki-ˌ, -ˈjē-\

Definition of Tajikistan

  1. country W cen Asia bordering on China & Afghanistan; a constituent republic (Tadzhik Republic play \tä-ˈjik, tə-, -ˈjēk\ or Tadzhikistan \same as tajikistan\ ) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1929–91 ∗ Dushanbe area 55,251 square miles (143,100 square kilometers), pop 6,127,000

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