Armenia

geographical name Ar·me·nia \ är-ˈmē-nē-ə , -nyə \

Definition of Armenia

1 or biblical Minni play \ˈmi-ˌnī\ former kingdom of western Asia in a mountainous region southeast of the Black Sea and southwest of the Caspian Sea; area now divided between Armenia, Turkey, and Iran
2 landlocked independent country of western Asia; a constituent republic ( Armenian Republic ) of the U.S.S.R. 1936–91; capital Yerevan area 11,506 square miles (29,800 square kilometers), population 3,018,854


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