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Nagorno-Karabakh

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A mountainous region of western Azerbaijan. It was ceded to Russia by Persia in the early 1800s and organized as an autonomous region within Azerbaijan by the Soviets (1923). Conflict between Azeris and the majority ethnic-Armenian population in the 1980s resulted in Nagorno-Karabakh's unilateral declaration of independence in 1991. A ceasefire was declared in 1994.

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  • proper noun A landlocked region in South Caucasus. De facto governed by Armenian populated independent Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, with capital city Stepanakert. De jure a breakaway region of Azerbaijan.

Etymologies

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From Russian нагорный (nagórnyj, "highland, mountainous") + Карабах (Karabáx, "Karabakh").

Examples

  • The USSR was still officially one country, but Armenia and Azerbaijan were unofficially at war over the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, which is inhabited largely by Armenians.

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  • Azerbaijan and Armenia fought a six-year war over Nagorno-Karabakh, which is located within

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  • The two-day event, centring on a fictional stalemate scenario between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the territory known as Nagorno-Karabakh, gave 21 SFS-Qatar students and a select group of top secondary school students a unique opportunity to personally explore the process and dynamics of conflict resolution and hone their skills in negotiation, diplomacy and critical thinking.

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  • The two-day event, centring on a fictional stalemate scenario between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the territory known as Nagorno-Karabakh, gave 21 SFS-Qatar students and a select group of top secondary school students a unique opportunity to personally explore the process and dynamics of conflict resolution and hone their skills in negotiation, diplomacy and critical thinking.

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  • Unfortunately, there are few comrades to be found in Armenia, the other former Soviet state, as a result of the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

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  • The conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh left 35,000 dead and forced as many as a million people from their homes.

    Armenia, Azerbaijan Pressured to Agree on Nagorno-Karabakh

  • Ethnic Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh sought to leave Azerbaijan as the Soviet Union broke up, leading to a war that left about 25,000 people dead and 1 million people displaced.

    Armenia, Azerbaijan Fail to Resolve Enclave Dispute

  • Since the 1994 cease-fire, Nagorno-Karabakh has been under the control of Armenian forces.

    Armenia, Azerbaijan Pressured to Agree on Nagorno-Karabakh

  • The Azeri government is a little on edge about the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

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  • Despite the fact last November both the Armenian and Azerbaijani leaders agreed to intensify their efforts to find a political settlement to the Nagorno-Karabakh region it seems the problem is far from sorted.

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