Definitions for kyrgyzstanˌkɪr gɪˈstɑn, -ˈstæn

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word kyrgyzstan

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Kyr•gyz•stanˌkɪr gɪˈstɑn, -ˈstæn(n.)

  1. a republic in central Asia, S of Kazakhstan and N of Tajikistan: a former constituent republic of the U.S.S.R. 4,546,055; 76,641 sq. mi. (198,500 sq. km.). Cap.: Bishkek. Formerly, Kirghizia.

    Category:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Kirghizia, Kirgizia, Kirghiz, Kirgiz, Kirghizstan, Kirgizstan(noun)

    a landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991

Wiktionary

  1. Kyrgyzstan(ProperNoun)

    Country in Central Asia, bordering on Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China. Official name: Kyrgyz Republic.

  2. Origin: Old kırk ("forty") + Old Turkish uz ("tribes") + ستان (stān, "-stan")

Freebase

  1. Kyrgyzstan

    Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, is a country located in Central Asia. Landlocked and mountainous, Kyrgyzstan is bordered by Kazakhstan to the north, Uzbekistan to the west, Tajikistan to the southwest and China to the east. Its capital and largest city is Bishkek. Despite Kyrgyzstan's struggle for political stabilization among ethnic conflicts, revolts, economic troubles, transitional governments, and political party conflicts, it maintains a unitary parliamentary republic. A revolution in April 2010 overthrew the former president Kurmanbek Bakiyev and resulted in the adoption of a new constitution and the appointment of an interim government. Elections for the Kyrgyz Supreme Chancellor were held in November 2011. The national language, Kyrgyz, is closely related to the other Turkic languages, with which it shares strong cultural and historical ties. Kyrgyzstan is one of the active members of the Turkic Council and the TÜRKSOY community. Kyrgyzstan is also a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Eurasian Economic Community, the Non-aligned movement and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.

Translation

Find a translation for the kyrgyzstan definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these kyrgyzstan definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"kyrgyzstan." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Apr. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/kyrgyzstan>.

Are we missing a good definition for kyrgyzstan?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for kyrgyzstan: