Definition of Nagorno-Karabakh in English:

Nagorno-Karabakh

Syllabification: Na·gor·no-Ka·ra·bakh
Pronunciation: /nəˈgôrnō ˌkarəˈbäk, -ˈbäKH
 
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  • A region of Azerbaijan in the southern foothills of the Caucasus; population 134,900 (est. 2005); capital, Xankändi. Fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia began in 1985, with the majority of the Armenian population desiring to be separated from Muslim Azerbaijan and united with Armenia; the region declared unilateral independence in 1991. A ceasefire was signed in 1994.

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