Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


[kir-gi-stahn] /ˌkɪr gɪˈstɑn/
official name of Kirghizia. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Kyrgyzstan
Contemporary Examples
British Dictionary definitions for Kyrgyzstan


/ˈkɪəɡɪzˌstɑːn; -ˌstæn/
a republic in central Asia: came under Russian rule in the 19th century, became a Soviet republic in 1936 and gained independence in 1991; it has deposits of minerals, oil, and gas. Official languages: Kyrgyz and Russian. Religion: nonreligious, Muslim. Currency: som. Capital: Bishkek. Pop: 5 548 042 (2013 est). Area: 198 500 sq km (76 460 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Kyrgyzstan in Culture
Kyrgyzstan [(keer-gi-stahn, keer-gi-stan)]

Republic in central Asia, bordered to the northwest and north by Kazakhstan, to the east and southeast by China, to the southwest by Tajikistan, and to the west by Uzbekistan. Its capital and largest city is Frunze.

Note: This former member of the Soviet Union declared its independence in 1991.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Kyrgyzstan

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Kyrgyzstan

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for kyrgyzstan