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Birobidzhan

or Birobijan

[bir-oh-bi-jahn] /ˌbɪr oʊ bɪˈdʒɑn/
noun
1.
the capital of the Jewish Autonomous Region, in E Siberia, in the SE Russian Federation in Asia, W of Khabarovsk.

Jewish Autonomous Region

noun
1.
an autonomous region in the Khabarovsk territory of the Russian Federation in E Siberia. 13,900 sq. mi. (36,000 sq. km).
Capital: Birobidzhan.
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British Dictionary definitions for Birobidzhan

Birobidzhan

/Russian birəbidˈʒan/
noun
1.
a city in SE Russia: capital of the Jewish Autonomous Region. Pop: 77 250 (2002)
2.
another name for the Jewish Autonomous Region

Jewish Autonomous Region

noun
1.
an administrative division of SE Russia, in E Siberia: colonized by Jews in 1928; largely agricultural. Capital: Birobidzhan. Pop: 190 900 (2002). Area: 36 000 sq km (13 895 sq miles) Also called Birobidzhan, Birobijan
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