Kazakhstan

geographical name Ka·zakh·stan \ˌka-(ˌ)zak-ˈstan; ˌkä-(ˌ)zäk-ˈstän also kə-\
variants: less commonly

Kazakstan

\ˌka-(ˌ)zak-ˈstan; ˌkä-(ˌ)zäk-ˈstän also kə-\play

Definition of Kazakhstan

  1. country in northwest central Asia extending from the Caspian Sea to the Altai Mountains and containing Lake Balkhash and parts of the Aral Sea; a constituent republic of the U.S.S.R. 1936–91; capital Astana area 1,048,300 square miles (2,715,097 square kilometers), population 16,009,597


KAZAKHSTAN Defined for English Language Learners

Kazakhstan

geographical name Ka·zakh·stan \ˌka-(ˌ)zak-ˈstan; ˌkä-(ˌ)zäk-ˈstän also kə-\

Definition of Kazakhstan for English Language Learners

  • : country in Asia


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