Bashkortostan

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geographical name Bash·kor·to·stan \bäsh-ˈkȯr-tə-ˌstän, -ˌstan\
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Bashkir Republic

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Definition of Bashkortostan

  1. autonomous republic of eastern Russia in Europe in the southern Ural Mountains; capital Ufa area 55,443 square miles (143,597 square kilometers), population 4,008,000


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