American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Formerly also Kazakh Soviet Socialist RepublicKazakhstan A country of west-central Asia south of Russia and northeast of the Caspian Sea. The original Turkic inhabitants were overrun by the Mongols in the 13th century and ruled by various khanates until the Russian conquest of 1730 to 1853. The region became an autonomous republic of the USSR in 1920 and was a constituent republic from 1936 to 1991, when it gained its independence. Astana is the capital and Almaty the largest city. Population: 15,300,000.
- n. A country in Central Asia. Official name: Republic of Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan Respublikasy).
- n. a landlocked republic to the south of Russia and to the northeast of the Caspian Sea; the original Turkic-speaking inhabitants were overrun by Mongols in the 13th century; an Asian soviet from 1936 to 1991
- From Kazakh қазақ (qazaq, "Kazakh") + Persian ستان (stān, "-stan") (Wiktionary)
“Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 83 (Kazakhstan and Russia) (1999) @Kazakhstan: Transportation”
“VOICE OF ROMAN VASSILENKO, KAZAKHSTAN EMBASSY SPOKESMAN: What he represents, though is not Kazakhstan.”
“The opposition in Kazakhstan is a ragged assembly of former officials who got exposed for their machinations.”
“The danger in Kazakhstan is instability of the political system," he said.”
“It’s a shame that the image most of us have of Jewish life in Kazakhstan is so wide of the mark.”
“I filmed this in Kazakhstan: "Tupac in Kazakhstan.”
“George Bush welcomed Kazakhstan Dictator Nazarbayev into the White House … a man who moved $1B in Kazakhstan oil money into his personal account … so you think this is a big deal?”
“He said he was in Kazakhstan to build up their communication network (i.e. fiber optics for phone and internet).”
“The growth story in Kazakhstan, famously ridiculed in the movie Borat for its ample production of "potassium," has become one which in reality is based on oil and gas and the rapid growth in commodities exports.”
“Michael Brombacher, Project Coordinator for the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity in Kazakhstan, says, The nomination of Saryarka was meant to protect the site.”
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