Turkistan

geographical name Tur·ki·stan \ˌtər-kə-ˈstan, -ˈstän; ˈtər-kə-ˌ\
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Turkestan

\ˌtər-kə-ˈstan, -ˈstän; ˈtər-kə-ˌ\play

Definition of Turkistan

  1. region of central Asia between Iran and Siberia — see chinese turkestan, russian turkestan Turkistan is now divided between Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, China, and Afghanistan.



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