from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A historical region of west-central Asia extending east from the Caspian Sea into western China and south from the Aral Sea into Afghanistan. It has long been a crossroads for trade and conquest between East and West.
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- proper n. Alternative spelling of Turkestan.
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- n. a historical region of central Asia that was a center for trade between the East and the West
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