(redirected from Andijon)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.


(Russian andiˈʒan)
(Placename) a city in E Uzbekistan. Pop: 413 000 (2005 est)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˌɑn dɪˈʒɑn)

a city in E Uzbekistan. 288,000.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The most volatile stocks in April of the current year were the preferred and common shares of Andijon tajriba-sinov zavodi JSC and the preferred shares of Olmaliq kon-metallurgiya kombinati JSC.
(24) For 1930, planned voluntary resettlement moved 2,650 households to a new irrigation zone within Andijon Province and 1,840 within Xorazm (UzDA f.
Continue to Andijan (also Andijon), a laid-back city with a decent bazaar (Jahon) and museums but infamous for the horrors of its 2005 massacre.
caravans used to travel through the cities of Silk Routes like Samarkand, Bukhara, Osh, Andijon, Peshawar, Dehli, Kashgar, Isfahan, Istanbul and so on.
It reported issuing administrative fines to 14 officials in 2017, compared to nine in 2016, for forced labor violations; the government levied administrative penalties also in Andijon region, in spite of the public promise made by the regional Hokim to criminally prosecute senior officials complicit in the recruitment of teachers, school and college students, as well as workers of medical institutions.
The evening after the protesters left the square, some of the leaders said that the government had threatened that if the crowd did not disperse immediately, the snipers in the hills would shoot into the crowd of tents in the main square and kill the young men, much like the government massacre of hundreds of protesters in 2005 in Andijon, Uzbekistan.
The project has three components: (i) Agricultural Support Services, (ii) Access to Credit, and (iii) Project Management, and will be implemented in eight regions of Uzbekistan, namely Andijon, Jizzak, Ferghana, Kashkadarya, Karakalpakstan, Namangan, Samarkand, and Tashkent.
Uzbekistan, a backer of ethnic Uzbek faction leader Abdul Rashid Dostam, allowed use of Karshi-Khanabad air base by OEF forces from October 2001 until a rift emerged in May 2005 over Uzbekistan's crackdown against riots in Andijon. Uzbekistan's March 2008 agreement with Germany for it to use Karshi-Khanabad air base temporarily, for the first time since the rift with the United States, suggested potential for resumed U.S.-Uzbek cooperation on Afghanistan.
Shiskin clearly had extraordinary access in the region, including gaining access to Andijon and Osh when journalists were not allowed in.
(48) For example, after the Andijon events in Uzbekistan, the EU issued certain sanctions against the Uzbek government, however, the fact that individual member states undermined these sanctions caused the collective effort to be ineffective overall.
On May 26, 2009, a suicide operative detonated explosives in central Andijon near a police office, killing at least one police officer and injuring several bystanders.