[ kir-gee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh; Russian kyir-gyee-zyi-yuh ]
/ kɪrˈgi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə; Russian kyɪrˈgyi zyɪ yə /
a republic in central Asia, S of Kazakhstan and N of Tadzhikistan (Tajikistan). 76,460 sq. mi. (198,500 sq. km). Capital: Bishkek.
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Official name Kyrgyzstan. Formerly Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic.
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British Dictionary definitions for kirghizia
/ (kɜːˈɡɪzɪə) /
the former Russian name for Kyrgyzstan
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