Nakhichevan

[ nuh-kee-chuh-vahn; Russian nuh-khyi-chyi-vahn ]
/ nəˌki tʃəˈvɑn; Russian nə xyɪ tʃyɪˈvɑn /

noun

Also called Nakhichevan City. a city in and the capital of Naxçivan.

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Naxçivan

[ nahkh-chi-vahn; Russian nahkh-chyi-vahn ]
/ ˌnɑx tʃɪˈvɑn; Russian ˌnɑx tʃyɪˈvɑn /

noun

an autonomous republic, an exclave of Azerbaijan, bordering Armenia, Turkey, and Iran. 2124 sq. mi. (5500 sq. km). Capital: Nakhichevan.
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Nakhichevan

/ (Russian nəxitʃɪˈvanj) /

noun

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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