Azerbaijan

(redirected from Azerbaidjan)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
click for a larger image
Azerbaijan

A·zer·bai·jan

 (ăz′ər-bī-jän′, ä′zər-)
1. A historical region in present-day northwest Iran and Azerbaijan. It was settled by the Medes before the 8th century bc and later became a province of the Persian Empire. It became a separate kingdom after the death of Alexander the Great, but the region was much disputed and eventually conquered by Arabs (7th century), Turks (11th century), and Mongols (13th century). Persia controlled the region after c. 1605.
2. A country of Transcaucasia north of Iran on the Caspian Sea. It constitutes the northern part of the historical region of Azerbaijan, which was ceded to Russia by Persia in 1813 and 1828. Declared a Soviet republic in 1920, Azerbaijan was a part of the USSR from 1922 to 1991. Baku is the capital.

Azerbaijan

(ˌæzəbaɪˈdʒɑːn)
n
1. (Placename) a republic in NW Asia: the region was acquired by Russia from Persia in the early 19th century; became the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic in 1936 and gained independence in 1991; consists of dry subtropical steppes around the Aras and Kura rivers, surrounded by the Caucasus; contains the extensive Baku oilfields. Language: Azerbaijani (or Azeri). Religion: Shiite Muslim. Currency: manat. Capital: Baku. Pop: 9 590 159 (2013 est). Area: 86 600 sq km (33 430 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a mountainous region of NW Iran, separated from the republic of Azerbaijan by the Aras River: divided administratively into Eastern Azerbaijan and Western Azerbaijan. Capitals: Tabriz and Orumiyeh. Pop: 2 119 524 (2002 est)

Az•er•bai•jan

(ˌæz ər baɪˈdʒɑn, ˌɑ zər-)

n.
1. Also, Az`er•bai•dzhan′. Former official name, Azerbaijan′ So′viet So′cialist Repub′lic. a republic in Transcaucasia, N of Iran and W of the Caspian Sea: a former constituent republic of the U.S.S.R. 7,908,224; 33,430 sq. mi. (86,583 sq. km).Cap.: Baku.
2. a region of NW Iran.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Azerbaijan - a landlocked republic in southwestern AsiaAzerbaijan - a landlocked republic in southwestern Asia; formerly an Asian soviet
Jayshullah - an indigenous Islamic terrorist group in Azerbaijan that attempted to bomb the United States embassy in 1999
CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States - an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
Transcaucasia - a geographical region to the south of the Caucasus Mountains and to the north of Turkey that comprises Georgia and Armenia and Azerbaijan
Baku, capital of Azerbaijan - a port city on the Caspian Sea that is the capital of Azerbaijan and an important center for oil production
Translations
Азербайджан
Ázerbájdžán
Aserbajdsjan
Aserbaidžaan
AzerbaidzanAzerbaidžan
आज़र्बैजान
Azerbejdžan
Azerbajdzsán
Azerbaijan
Aserbaídsjan
アゼルバイジャン
아제르바이잔
Azerbaidžanas
Azerbaidjan
Azerbajdžan
Azerbajdžan
Azerbajdzjan
ประเทศอาเซอร์ไบจาน
Азербайджан
nước Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan

[ˌæzəbaɪˈdʒɑːn] NAzerbaiyán m

Azerbaijan

[ˌæzərbaɪˈdʒɑːn] nAzerbaïdjan m

Azerbaijan

[ˌæzəbaɪˈdʒɑːn] nAzerbaigian m

Azerbaijan

أذربيجان Ázerbájdžán Aserbajdsjan Aserbaidschan Αζερμπαϊτζάν Azerbaiyán Azerbaidzan Azerbaïdjan Azerbejdžan Azerbaigian アゼルバイジャン 아제르바이잔 Azerbeidzjan Aserbajdsjan Azerbejdżan Azerbaijão Азербайджан Azerbajdzjan ประเทศอาเซอร์ไบจาน Azerbaycan nước Azerbaijan 阿塞拜疆
References in periodicals archive ?
Ce dernier a meme atteint le rang de 5e mondial aux championnats du monde juniors en Azerbaidjan (2010).
Tous ces pays ne divergent que sur un seul point relatif a la fixation de la periode durant laquelle l'avortement est possible comme c'est le cas aussi de certains pays musulmans tels la Tunisie, la Turquie, Kazakhstan et Azerbaidjan.
Manama, Dec25(BNA)Bahrain and Azerbaidjan have today signed the preamble relating to the implementation of the joint military cooperation pact.
Palaearctic: Andorra, Arabian peninsula, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaidjan, Belgium, Britain, Bulgaria, China (Ningxia), Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Netherlands, North Korea, Northern Ireland, Japan (Hokkaido, Rishiri Island, South Kuril Is.
All world leaders and heads of biggest oil companies flocked to Azerbaidjan then to demand a piece of the pie in 1994 and Bulgaria was among them - with the slight difference that the country ("surely not a rich one") needed to overcome the "not-very-happy prospect" of "full dependence on Russian oil", the outlet adds.
Le ministre a accueilli la disposition d' Azerbaidjan dans la cooperation et l'investissement dans le secteur petrolier au Soudan enumerant les possibilites d'investissement du petrole dans le pays dans le domaine du gaz naturel, le petrole et les services petroliers en soulignant l'importance de profiter de ces possibilites et les developpe en accordant l'invitation aux entreprises de l'Azerbaidjan a visiter le Soudan.
Initiee sous l'egide de la Federation royale marocaine des sports equestres, cette manifestation connaEt la participation des plus eminents cavaliers des clubs equestres nationaux et de cavaliers venus de plusieurs pays: Arabie saoudite, Azerbaidjan, Bahrein, Bulgarie, Colombie, Emirats Arabes Unis, Egypte, Espagne, France, Grande-Bretagne, Italie, Irlande, Portugal, Qatar, Suisse et Syrie.
Pour les trois pays soumis a l'Enquete demographique et de sante (EDS) en 2005-2010 (Armenie, Azerbaidjan et Moldavie), les donnees d'enquete ont servi a calculer les rapports de masculinite a la naissance en fonction du rang de naissance et les donnees d'etat civil de 2010, a estimer le nombre de naissances feminines <<manquantes>> (le cas echeant).
For instance in Armenia, Azerbaidjan and Georgia almost 37% of this age group has been unemployed for the majority of their lives after leaving school (Roberts and Pollock 2009).
O alta oportunitate pentru Romania a constituit-o proiectul conductei de gaz Nabuco, lunga de 3300 de km, ce ar urma sa transporte gaz din Azerbaidjan si Iran pentru statele Europei, traversand Turcia, Bulgaria, Romania si Ungaria.
He furthered his interest in international affairs by monitoring elections in countries of political unrest such as Moldova, Kazikistan, Bosnia, Albania, Ukraine and Azerbaidjan.
First of all, the reader is a bit disappointed that the scope of the book excludes the Middle-East (from Turkey to Afghanistan) and the republics of the former USSR: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kirgizistan, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaidjan, etc.