Birobidzhan

or Bi·ro·bi·jan

[ bir-oh-bi-jahn ]
/ ˌbɪr oʊ bɪˈdʒɑn /

noun

the capital of the Jewish Autonomous Region, in E Siberia, in the SE Russian Federation in Asia, W of Khabarovsk.

Definition for birobidzhan (2 of 2)

Jewish Autonomous Region


noun

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 (1 of 2)

Birobidzhan

Birobijan

/ (Russian birəbidˈʒan) /

noun

a city in SE Russia: capital of the Jewish Autonomous Region. Pop: 77 250 (2002)
another name for the Jewish Autonomous Region

British Dictionary definitions for birobidzhan (2 of 2)

Jewish Autonomous Region


noun

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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