Tajikistan

geographical name Ta·jik·i·stan \ tä-ˌji-ki-ˈstan , tə- , -ˌjē- , -ˈstän ; -ˈji-ki-ˌ , -ˈjē- \

Definition of Tajikistan

landlocked country in west central Asia; capital Dushanbe area 55,251 square miles (143,100 square kilometers), population 7,564,502
Note: From 1929 to 1991, Tajikistan was a constituent republic of the U.S.S.R. called the Ta*dzhik Republic play \tä-ˈjik, tə-, -ˈjēk\ .

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