Kara-Bogaz Gol

geographical name (1)
Kara-Bo·​gaz Gol | \ kə-ˈrä-bə-ˈgäz-ˈgȯl How to pronounce Kara-Bogaz Gol (audio) \
variants: or Garabogazkol \ gə-​ˈrä-​bə-​ˈgäz-​ˈkȯl How to pronounce Garabogazkol (audio) \

Definition of Kara-Bogaz Gol

 (Entry 1 of 5)

large shallow saline gulf, an inlet of the Caspian Sea about 100 miles (160 kilometers) long by 85 miles (135 kilometers) wide located on the coast of Turkmenistan


geographical name (2)
Ka·​ra-Kum | \ ˌka-rə-ˈküm How to pronounce Kara-Kum (audio) , ˌkär-ə-\

Definition of Kara-Kum (Entry 2 of 5)

desert in Turkmenistan south of the Aral Sea between the Caspian Sea and the Amu Dar'ya area 115,830 square miles (300,000 square kilometers)

Kara Sea

geographical name (3)
Ka·​ra Sea | \ ˈkär-ə How to pronounce Kara Sea (audio) \

Definition of Kara Sea (Entry 3 of 5)

arm of the Arctic Ocean off the coast of Russia east of Novaya Zemlya

Kara Su

geographical name (4)
Ka·​ra Su | \ ˌka-rə-ˈsü How to pronounce Kara Su (audio) , ˌkär-ə-\

Definition of Kara Su (Entry 4 of 5)

the Euphrates River above its junction with the Murat River in east central Turkey

Kara Kyrgyz

Kara Kyr·​gyz | \ ¦karə(ˌ)kər¦gēz, -arəˌkir¦-\

Definition of Kara Kyrgyz (Entry 5 of 5)

1 : a Kyrgyz people closely resembling the Mongols and dwelling chiefly in the Tien Shan highlands and the Great Pamir

called also Black Kyrgyz, Burut

2 : a member of the Kara Kyrgyz people

History and Etymology for Kara-Bogaz Gol


Kyrgyz Karakyrghyz, literally, black Kyrgyz, from kara black + Kyrghyz Kyrgyz

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