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Armenia

Ar·me·ni·a

 (är-mē′nē-ə, -mēn′yə)
1. A region and former kingdom of western Asia that included present-day Armenia and parts of northeast Turkey and northwest Iran. Established c. 600 bc, it was probably the first state to adopt Christianity as a national religion (c. ad 303). In the fourth and fifth centuries Armenia was subsumed by the Roman and Persian empires.
2. A country of western Asia east of Turkey and north of Iran. Acquired by Russia from Persia in 1828, it became a Soviet republic in 1920 and was a part of the USSR from 1922 to 1991. Yerevan is the capital.
3. A city of west-central Colombia west of Bogotá. It is an industrial center and transportation hub.

Armenia

(ɑːˈmiːnɪə)
n
1. (Placename) a republic in NW Asia: originally part of the historic Armenian kingdom; acquired by Russia in 1828; became the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1936; gained independence in 1991. It is mountainous, rising over 4000 m (13 000 ft). Language: Armenian. Religion: Christian (Armenian Apostolic) majority. Currency: dram. Capital: Yerevan. Pop: Pop: 2 974 184 (2013 est). Area: 29 800 sq km (11 490 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a former kingdom in W Asia, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, south of Georgia
3. (Historical Terms) a former kingdom in W Asia, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, south of Georgia
4. (Placename) a town in central Colombia: centre of a coffee-growing district. Pop: 349 000 (2005 est)

Ar•me•ni•a

(ɑrˈmi ni ə, -ˈmin yə)

n.
1. an ancient country in W Asia: now divided between Armenia, Turkey, and Iran.
2. Also, Arme′nian Repub′lic. a republic in Transcaucasia, S of Georgia and W of Azerbaijan: a former constituent republic of the U.S.S.R. 3,409,234; ab. 11,490 sq. mi. (29,759 sq. km). Cap.: Yerevan. Former official name, Arme′nian So′viet So′cialist Repub′lic.
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Noun1.Armenia - a landlocked republic in southwestern AsiaArmenia - a landlocked republic in southwestern Asia; formerly an Asian soviet; modern Armenia is but a fragment of ancient Armenia which was one of the world's oldest civilizations; throughout 2500 years the Armenian people have been invaded and oppressed by their neighbors
3rd October Organization, Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia, ASALA, Orly Group - a militant Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization formed in 1975 to force Turkey to acknowledge killing more than a million Armenians and forcibly removing them from border areas in 1915; wants Turkey to pay reparations and cede territory to Armenia; "ASALA bombing at Orly Airport in Paris in 1983 killed 8 and wounded 55 people"
Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church, Armenian Church - an independent Christian church established in Armenia since 300; was influenced by both Roman and Byzantine traditions
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
capital of Armenia, Erivan, Jerevan, Yerevan - capital of Armenia
Aras, Araxes - a river that rises in northeastern Turkey (near the source of the Euphrates) and flows generally eastward through Armenia to the Caspian Sea; ancient name was Araxes
Armenian - a native or inhabitant of Armenia
Translations
Armenië
Армения
Armènia
Arménie
Armenien
Armeenia
ارمنستان
Armenia
ארמניה
Armenija
Örményország
Armenia
Armenía
アルメニア
아르메니아
Armenia
Armėnija
Armēnija
Arménsko
Armenija
АрменијаЈерменија
Armenien
Armenia
ประเทศอาร์มีเนีย
Вірменія
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For a knight, maybe, is fighting in the mountains of Armenia with some dragon, or fierce serpent, or another knight, and gets the worst of the battle, and is at the point of death; but when he least looks for it, there appears over against him on a cloud, or chariot of fire, another knight, a friend of his, who just before had been in England, and who takes his part, and delivers him from death; and at night he finds himself in his own quarters supping very much to his satisfaction; and yet from one place to the other will have been two or three thousand leagues.
Well, I will avenge you of this wretch," replied D'Artagnan, giving himself the airs of Don Japhet of Armenia.
In Franconia twelve fully distended and five partially filled and manned giants were able to make head against and at last, with the help of a squadron of drachenflieger from Hamburg, defeat and pursue the attack and to relieve Berlin, and the Germans were straining every nerve to get an overwhelming fleet in the air, and were already raiding London and Paris when the advance fleets from the Asiatic air-parks, the first intimation of a new factor in the conflict, were reported from Burmah and Armenia.
After the army had crossed the river Teleboas in Armenia, there fell much snow, and the troops lay miserably on the ground covered with it.
Poor Chantefleurie was seized with curiosity; she wished to know about herself, and whether her pretty little Agnes would not become some day Empress of Armenia, or something else.
No one will cooperate with Armenia until it ceases to pursue an aggressive policy and withdraws its troops from the occupied Azerbaijani territories.
Emir greets president-elect of Armenia THE Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani sent on Wednesday a cable of congratulations to Armen Sarkissian on the occasion of his election as President of Armenia.
Welcoming the Foreign Minister of Armenia, EU High Representative thanked the Minister for the positive engagement of Armenia in the Eastern Partnership Summit held in Brussels.
The United States established diplomatic relations with Armenia in 1992, following its independence from the Soviet Union.
The Government of Armenia, particularly, the President of Armenia actively supports the representatives of national
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The decades-long absence of diplomatic relations and related poor trade ties between Turkey and Armenia would be best addressed through economic cooperation, according to a report by an Ankara-based think tank.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian announced Monday that Iran plans to swap gas for power imports from Armenia.