Kyrgyzstan

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geographical name Kyr·gyz·stan \ˌkir-gi-ˈstan, -ˈstän; ˈkir-gi-ˌ\

Definition of Kyrgyzstan

  1. mountainous, landlocked independent country in west central Asia that has the Tian Shan along its boundary with China in the southeast and the Alai Mountains in the southwest; was a constituent republic (the Kirgiz Republic or Kirghiz Republicplay \(ˌ)kir-ˈgēz\ ) of the U.S.S.R. 1936–91; capital Bishkek area 76,641 square miles (198,500 square kilometers), population 5,234,000


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Kyrgyzstan

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Definition of Kyrgyzstan for English Language Learners

  • : country in Asia


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