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Turkistan

geographical name Tur·ki·stan \ˌtər-kə-ˈstan, -ˈstän; ˈtər-kə-ˌ\

Definition of Turkistan

  1. region cen Asia between Iran & Siberia; now divided between Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, China, & Afghanistan — see chinese turkestan, russian turkestan




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