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æfˈgæn əˌstænAfghanistan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Afghanistan, Islamic State of Afghanistannoun

    a mountainous landlocked country in central Asia; bordered by Iran to the west and Russia to the north and Pakistan to the east and south

    "Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan in 1979"

Wiktionary

  1. Afghanistannoun

    A landlocked country in Central Asia. Official name: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Capital: Kabul. Official languages: Persian (Dari), Pashto.

  2. Etymology: From افغان (Afğān, "Afghan") or افغان (Afġān, "Afghan") + ستان (-stân, "place of").

Freebase

  1. Afghanistan

    Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked sovereign state forming part of South Asia, Central Asia, and to some extent Western Asia. It has a population of around 30 million inhabiting an area of approximately 647,500 km², making it the 42nd most populous and 41st largest nation in the world. It is bordered by Pakistan in the south and the east, Iran in the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in the north, and China in the far northeast. Afghanistan has been an ancient focal point of the Silk Road and human migration. Archaeologists have found evidence of human habitation from as far back as the Middle Paleolithic. Urban civilization may have begun in the area as early as 3,000 to 2,000 BCE. Sitting at an important geostrategic location that connects the Middle East culture with Central Asia and the Indian subcontinent, the land has been home to various peoples through the ages and witnessed many military campaigns, notably by Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, and in modern era Western forces. The land also served as a source from which the Greco-Bactrians, Kushans, Hephthalites, Saffarids, Ghaznavids, Ghorids, Khiljis, Timurids, Mughals, Durranis, and others have risen to form major empires.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. afghanistan

    A large country in Central Asia, at war with England 1838, and 1878-79.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Afghanistan

    Pursuant to the Persian stan, the country of the Afghans.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Afghanistan in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Afghanistan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Afghanistan in a Sentence

  1. Amrullah Saleh:

    We have come here to tell the government of Afghanistan that we will no longer be satisfied with superficial narratives, we have come here to register a very deep sense of anger and frustration with the process of reform.

  2. Medina Ali:

    We don't need anyone to defend our rights, this is just a foreign project to create a bad image for the burqa and Afghanistan. They're trying to make those of us who cover our faces feel bad.

  3. Spokesman Eric Schultz:

    They can accept the government of Afghanistan's invitation to join a peace process ... or they can choose to continue fighting Afghans and destabilizing their own country.

  4. Ali Sheikh:

    Afghanistan cultivate the stock they get from Iran, give it an original certificate and supply it to buyers, saffron that comes to Spain is mixed with Spanish saffron and sold.

  5. Al Qosi:

    They are men whose hands by the grace of Allah alone, buried a third empire in the soil of Afghanistan, and restored the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan to rule by the Shari’ah of Allah, even if America and its allies hate it, so congratulations to you, O people of Afghanistan, for this great victory.

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