Meaning of Turkmenistan

Turk•me•ni•stan

Pronunciation: (tûrk"me-nu-stan', -stän'), [key]
— n.
  1. a republic in central in Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, Iran, and Afghanistan. 3,534,000; 188,417 sq. mi. (488,000 sq. km). Cap.: Ashkhabad. Also calledFormerly,
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