from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Kyrgyzstan.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A country in Central Asia, formerly an Asian Soviet. It borders on Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, China, and Tajikistan.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991


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  • In Kirghizia, the tugai, characterized by Hippophae rhamnoides, are protected in the Talass Refuge along the Talass and Karakol Rivers.

    Central Asian riparian woodlands

  • If Slovakia was backward, it was not nearly as underdeveloped as Kirghizia in the Soviet Union, where the Dubceks moved voluntarily in 1925 to raise their children on an agricultural cooperative.

    1968 the Year that Rocked the World

  • Soviet Kirghizia, now called Kyrgyzstan, was four thousand miles from Slovakia, near China.

    1968 the Year that Rocked the World

  • The first session of the new USSR Supreme Soviet was convened, but with only seven republics—the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Kirghizia, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.

    July 30-31

  • June 6, troops are sent to Kirghizia, 40 people were killed.

    Why Gorbachev Happened: His Triumphs & His Failure

  • A Red Army man from Kirghizia looked at the debris of a house and said: The city is tired, the house is tired, the stones are tired.

    The Story of World War II

  • Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kirghizia - that had once looked up to Islamabad for help and guidance now regard it with apprehension.


  • People of Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan of Central Asia, Tataria and Bashkhiria of Volga-Ural, and Azerbeizan of South Caucasus mountains are Turkish speaking.

    Archive 2001-01-01


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