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Bashkir Republic

noun
  1. a constituent republic of E central Russia, in the S Urals: established as the first Soviet autonomous republic in 1919; rich mineral resources. Capital: Ufa. Pop: 4 012 900 (2002). Area: 143 600 sq km (55 430 sq miles)Also called: Bashkiria (bæʃˈkɪərɪə), Russian Bashkortostan (bæʃˈkɔːtɔˌstɑːn, baʃkɔrtɔˈstɑːn)
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