Kurdistan

noun
Kur·​di·​stan | \ ˌku̇r-də-ˈstan How to pronounce Kurdistan (audio) , ˌkər- How to pronounce Kurdistan (audio) \

Definition of Kurdistan

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an Oriental rug woven by the Kurds and noted for fine colors

Kurdistan

geographical name
Kur·​di·​stan | \ ˌku̇r-də-ˈstan How to pronounce Kurdistan (audio) , ˌkər-, -ˈstän; ˈkər-də-ˌstan, -ˌstän \

Definition of Kurdistan (Entry 2 of 2)

region of eastern Turkey, northwestern Iran, northern Iraq, and northeastern Syria that is largely inhabited by Kurds population 28,000,000

First Known Use of Kurdistan

Noun

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Kurdistan

Noun

Kurdistan, Asia

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The first known use of Kurdistan was in 1904

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“Kurdistan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kurdistan. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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