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Kurdistan

Syllabification: Kur·di·stan
Pronunciation: /ˌkərdəˈstan
 
, ˌkərdəˈstän
 
/

Definition of Kurdistan in English:

A region in the Middle East, south of the Caucasus Mountains, the traditional home of the Kurdish people. The area includes large parts of eastern Turkey, northern Iraq, western Iran, eastern Syria, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. Following persecution of the Kurds by Iraq in the aftermath of the Gulf War of 1991, certain areas designated safe havens were established for the Kurds in northern Iraq.

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