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Adzharistan

[uh-jahr-uh-stan; Russian uh-juh-ryi-stahn]
noun
  1. former name (1921–91) of Ajaria.
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Ajaria

[uh-jahr-ee-uh]
noun
  1. an autonomous region in SW Georgia, bordered by Turkey and the Black Sea. 1120 sq. mi. (2900 sq. km). Capital: Batumi.
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Also A·djar·i·a, A·dzhar·i·a, A·jar·a, A·djar·a, A·dzhar·a [uh-jahr-uh] /əˈdʒɑr ə/.
Also called Adzharistan (1921–91), Adzhar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (1921–91).Official name Ajarian Autonomous Republic.
Related formsA·jar·i·an, adjective, nounA·jar [ah-jahr, uh-jahr] /ˈɑ dʒɑr, əˈdʒɑr/, noun
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