a landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Asian country, ↑Asian nation
Member Holonyms: ↑Commonwealth of Independent States, ↑CIS
Part Holonyms: ↑Asia
Member Meronyms: ↑Tajik, ↑Tadzhik
Part Meronyms:

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/teuh jik"euh stan', -stahn', -jee"keuh-, tah-/; Russ. /teuh ji kyi stahn"/, n.
a republic in central Asia, N of Afghanistan. 5,112,000; 55,240 sq. mi. (143,600 sq. km). Cap.: Dushanbe. Also, Tajikistan. Formerly, Tadzhik Soviet Socialist Republic.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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