Definitions

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  • proper noun a landlocked exclave of Azerbaijan.
  • proper noun capital of Nakhichevan

Etymologies

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This spelling is from Russian Нахичевань, ultimately from Old Armenian Նախճաւան (Naxčawan).

Examples

  • Armenian!! one prove of this vandalism is in 2005 when barbarian turkish nation Azerbaijan distorted our ancient cross stones around 10000 of it and thrown in to Araks river, to prove to their children that "Nakhichevan" is not Armenian land. this video presents the most famous

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  • Georgia. the churches that you are about to see in both Armenia & Artsakh is much better condition than the one in occupied territories in turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia where they are Vandalizing our culture day and night in front of EU eye's to prove that Armenia is not existed, and that lands is not Armenian!! one prove of this vandalism is in 2005 when barbarian turkish nation Azerbaijan distorted our ancient cross stones around 10000 of it and thrown in to Araks river, to prove to their children that "Nakhichevan" is not Armenian land. this video presents the most famous Monasteries In Armenia and Artsakh it is dedicated to our

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  • Azerbaijan, with respect to its landlocked exclave of Nakhichevan.

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  • If Azerbaijan were to decide to secede from the Soviet Union, both Nakhichevan and Karabakh would be kept within the Soviet Union.

    Transcript: Armenia's Serzh Sargsyan

  • Armenia is bounded by Turkey on the west, Azerbaijan on the east (the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan is on its southwestern border), Iran on the southwest, and Georgia on the north.

    Armenia

  • The Nakhichevan freighterwasbelieved to becarrying about 7,150 U.S. tons of sulfur, which also has spilled into the waters.

    Major oil-spill in Russia

  • There can be little doubt that historical grievances and political land claims have played a part in this attempt to eradicate the historical Armenian presence in Nakhichevan.

    Tragedy on the Araxes

  • On the banks of the River Araxes, in the remote, windswept region of Nakhichevan, is a small area of land known as Djulfa, named for the ethnic Armenian town that flourished there centuries ago.

    Tragedy on the Araxes

  • Over the next 70 years, the Azeri population in Nakhichevan grew and almost all of the remaining Armenians emigrated because of political pressure and economic hardship.

    Tragedy on the Araxes

  • After the new borders were drawn, Nakhichevan was separated from the ruling government of Azerbaijan by Armenian territory.

    Tragedy on the Araxes

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