Naxcivan

geographical name
Nax·​ci·​van | \ ˌnəḵ-chi-ˈvän How to pronounce Naxcivan (audio) \
variants: or Nakhichevan \ ˌna-​ki-​chə-​ˈvän How to pronounce Naxcivan (audio) \

Definition of Naxcivan

1 exclave of Azerbaijan separated from the rest of the country by Armenia area 2124 square miles (5501 square kilometers), population 398,000
2 city on the Aras River in the exclave of Naxcivan population 75,500

Note: The city of Naxcivan serves as capital of the exclave of Naxcivan.

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“Naxcivan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Naxcivan. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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