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Azerbaijan

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

Definition of AZERBAIJAN

1
or ancient At·ro·pa·te·ne \ˌa-trō-pə-ˈtē-nē\ or Me·dia Atropatene \ˈmē-dē-ə\ region NW Iran; chief city Tabriz
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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