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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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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