[ nuh-kee-chuh-vahn; Russian nuh-khyi-chyi-vahn ]
/ nəˌki tʃəˈvɑn; Russian nə xyɪ tʃyɪˈvɑn /
Save This Word!
Also called Nakhichevan City . a city in and the capital of Naxçivan.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Words nearby Nakhichevan
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Example sentences from the Web for Nakhichevan
A variety of useful minerals exists, but only rock-salt is obtained, at Nakhichevan and Kulp.
British Dictionary definitions for Nakhichevan
/ (Russian nəxitʃɪˈvanj) /
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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012