Definitions for kurdistanˈkɜr dəˌstæn, -ˌstɑn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Kur•di•stanˈkɜr dəˌstæn, -ˌstɑn(n.)
a mountain and plateau region in SE Turkey, NW Iran, and N Iraq, inhabited largely by Kurds. 74,000 sq. mi. (191,660 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
any of the rugs woven by the Kurds.
an extensive geographical region in the Middle East to the south of the Caucasus
an oriental rug woven by Kurds that is noted for fine colors and durability
A region in the Middle East inhabited mostly by the Kurds. It encompasses parts of Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a stretch of plateau and mountain land in Turkish, Persian, and Russian Trans-Caucasian territory, consisting of grassy plains and lofty ranges through which rivers like the Zabs, Batman-su, and Euphrates force their way; is inhabited by a partly nomad, partly agricultural people of ancient stock, who export wool, gum, and hides; the Kurds retain their old customs and organisation, are subject to their own chiefs, impatient of the rule of the Porte and the Shah; predatory by instinct, but brave and chivalrous; they are Moslems and Nestorians.