Share this entry

Share this page

Kyrgyzstan

Syllabification: Kyr·gyz·stan
Pronunciation: /ˌkərɡəˈstan
 
, ˌkərɡəˈstän
 
, ˌkirɡiˈstan
 
, ˌkirɡiˈstän
 
/

Definition of Kyrgyzstan in English:

A mountainous country in central Asia, on the northwestern border of China; population 5,431,700 (est. 2009); capital, Bishkek; official languages, Kyrgyz and Russian (since 2001). Also called Kyrgyz Republic.Kirghizia.

Definition of Kyrgyzstan in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…