Definitions for kafiristanˌkɑ fɪ rɪˈstɑn, ˌkæf ər əˈstæn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ka•fi•ri•stanˌkɑ fɪ rɪˈstɑn, ˌkæf ər əˈstæn(n.)
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: former name of Nuristan .
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a lofty mountainous region in the E. of Afghanistan, S. of the Hindu-Kush, with the Panjshir, Kabul, and Chitral Rivers on the W., S., and E.; the people are undersized, pastoral, and devoted to their Aryan faith, which here has its last stronghold, not organised politically, but united in their love of independence and hatred of Mohammedanism.