Definition of Turkestan in English:

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Turkestan

Pronunciation: /ˈtərkəˌstan/ /-ˌstän/
(also Turkistan)
A region in central Asia between the Caspian Sea and the Gobi Desert, inhabited mainly by Turkic peoples. It is divided by the Pamir and Tien Shan mountains into eastern Turkestan, now the Xinjiang autonomous region of China, and western Turkestan, which consists of present-day Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan.

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Syllabification: Tur·ke·stan

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