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Nakhichevan

[nuh-kee-chuh-vahn; Russian nuh-khyi-chyi-vahn]
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noun
  1. Naxçivan.
  2. Also called Nakhichevan City. a city in and the capital of Naxçivan.
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Naxçivan

[nahkh-chi-vahn; Russian nahkh-chyi-vahn]
noun
  1. an autonomous republic, an exclave of Azerbaijan, bordering Armenia, Turkey, and Iran. 2124 sq. mi. (5500 sq. km). Capital: Nakhichevan.
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  • A variety of useful minerals exists, but only rock-salt is obtained, at Nakhichevan and Kulp.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7

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Nakhichevan

noun
  1. a city in W Azerbaijan, capital of the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic: an ancient trading town; ceded to Russia in 1828. Pop: 66 800 (1994)Ancient name: Naxuana (ˌnækˈswɑːnə)
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