Kyrgyzstan

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

Definition of Kyrgyzstan

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 Kir*giz Republic ) 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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