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

Definition of TAJIKISTAN

country W cen Asia bordering on China & Afghanistan; a constituent republic (Ta·dzhik Republic \tä-ˈjik, tə-, -ˈjēk\ or Ta·dzhik·i·stan \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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