[ nuh-kee-chuh-vahn; Russian nuh-khyi-chyi-vahn ]
/ nəˌki tʃəˈvɑn; Russian nə xyɪ tʃyɪˈvɑn /
Also called Nakhichevan City . a city in and the capital of Naxçivan.
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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)
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