Dagestan

geographical name Da·ge·stan \ ˌda-gə-ˈstan , ˌdä-gə-ˈstän \
variants: or Daghestan

Definition of Dagestan

autonomous republic of southeastern Russia in Europe on the western shore of the Caspian Sea and bordering on Azerbaijan and Georgia; capital Makhachkala area 19,421 square miles (50,300 square kilometers), population 2,910,249

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