Definition of Uzbekistan in English:

Uzbekistan

Syllabification: Uz·bek·i·stan
Pronunciation: /o͝ozˈbekəˌstan, əz-, -ˌstän
 
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  • An independent republic in central Asia that lies south and southeast of the Aral Sea; population 27,606,000 (est. 2009); capital, Tashkent; languages, Uzbek and Russian.

A constituent republic of the Soviet Union since 1924, Uzbekistan became independent within the Commonwealth of Independent States when the Soviet Union broke up in 1991

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