geographical name

Ar·​me·​nia är-ˈmē-nē-ə How to pronounce Armenia (audio)
or biblical Minni former kingdom of western Asia in a mountainous region southeast of the Black Sea and southwest of the Caspian Sea; area now divided between Armenia, Turkey, and Iran
landlocked independent country of western Asia; a constituent republic ( Armenian Republic ) of the Soviet Union 1936–91; capital Yerevan area 11,484 square miles (29,743 square kilometers), population 3,038,000

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“Armenia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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