What does Armenia mean?

Definitions for Armenia
ɑrˈmi ni ə, -ˈmin yəAr·me·nia

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Armenia, Republic of Armenia, Hayastan(noun)

    a landlocked republic in southwestern Asia; formerly an Asian soviet; modern Armenia is but a fragment of ancient Armenia which was one of the world's oldest civilizations; throughout 2500 years the Armenian people have been invaded and oppressed by their neighbors

GCIDE

  1. Armenia(n.)

    a country in the Caucasus, formerly a part of the Soviet Union.

Wiktionary

  1. Armenia(ProperNoun)

    Ancient kingdom in the Armenian Highland southeast of Black Sea and southwest of Caspian Sea; area now divided between Turkey, Republic of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Iran.

  2. Armenia(ProperNoun)

    A small country in Western Asia. Official name: Republic of Armenia. Official language: Armenian. Capital: Yerevan.

  3. Origin: From Ἀρμενία (early 5th century BC) from 03A003BC03B703A103B4 (late 6th century BC); see it for more. The Old Persian name is an exonym: see հայ for the native name.

Freebase

  1. Armenia

    Armenia, officially the Republic of Armenia, is a mountainous country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, the de facto independent Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and Azerbaijan to the east, and Iran and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan to the south. Armenia is a unitary, multi-party, democratic nation-state with an ancient cultural heritage. The Kingdom of Armenia was established in the 6th century BC, after the fall of Urartu; it became the first state in the world to adopt Christianity as its religion, in the early years of the 4th century. The modern Republic of Armenia recognizes the Armenian Apostolic Church, the world's oldest national church, as the country's primary religious establishment. Armenians have their own unique alphabet invented by Mesrop Mashtots in 405 AD. A former republic of the Soviet Union, Armenia is an emerging democracy and as of 2011 was negotiating with the European Union to become an associate member. It has the right to be an EU member provided it meets necessary standards and criteria. The Government of Armenia holds European integration as a key priority in its foreign policy.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Armenia

    An ancient country in western Asia, by the twentieth century divided among the former USSR, Turkey, and Iran. It was attacked at various times from before the 7th century B.C. to 69 B.C. by Assyrians, Medes, Persians, the Greeks under Alexander, and the Romans. It changed hands frequently in wars between Neo-Persian and Roman Empires from the 3d to 7th centuries and later under Arabs, Seljuks, Byzantines, and Mongols. In the 19th century Armenian nationalism arose but suffered during Russo-Turkish hostilities. It became part of the Soviet Republic in 1921, with part remaining under Turkey. (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)

How to pronounce Armenia?

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How to say Armenia in sign language?

  1. armenia

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Armenia in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Armenia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Armenia in a Sentence

  1. Lorik Cana:

    I never dreamed of anything like this, i phoned my father after the game in Armenia and he was in tears for two hours.

  2. Dean Cain:

    I was in Armenia six weeks ago and I was producing a documentary about the Armenian genocide and doing another television show about the current refugees from Syria — the Syrian Armenians, it’s a big part of my recent life. Friends of mine made this film, and I have had a lot of Armenian friends my whole life. We have been discussing the genocide and such, and for me to be here it’s a no brainer... Hopefully a film like this will shine a large enough light that people will be forced to act.

  3. Aybars Gorgulu:

    There's no diplomatic relations between the countries, and that plays into why Turks think there's a crazy diaspora obsessed with genocide, but that's not true, the best thing for Armenia would be to enter into dialogue with Turkey, normalize relations, and open the border.

  4. The Azeri defense ministry:

    In order to quiet and deter the adversary ... Armenia's armed forces will hereafter apply adequate artillery and rocket striking means, continuously targeting permanent deployment areas, military movements, military equipment and manpower.

  5. The Azeri defense ministry:

    Responsibility for escalation of tension at the frontline is on Armenia's political and military leadership.

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