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Kazakhstan

geographical name Ka·zakh·stan \ˌka-(ˌ)zak-ˈstan; ˌkä-(ˌ)zäk-ˈstän also kə-\

Definition of Kazakhstan

  1. country NW cen Asia extending from Caspian Sea to Altai Mountains; a constituent republic of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1936–91 ∗ Astana area 1,048,300 square miles (2,715,097 square kilometers), pop 15,685,000




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Kazakhstan

geographical name Ka·zakh·stan \ˌka-ˌzak-ˈstan; ˌkä-ˌzäk-ˈstän\

Definition of Kazakhstan

  1. country NW central Asia; capital, Astana




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