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Meaning of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region

Gor'no-Ba•dakh•shan' Auton'omous Re'gion

Pronunciation: (gôr'nō-bu-däk-shän', -däk-shän' Russ. gôr'nu-bu-dukh-shän'), [key]
  1. an autonomous region in SE Tadzhikistan (Tajikistan). 161,000; 25,784 sq. mi. (63,700 sq. km).Cap.:Khorog
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