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 (dä′gĭ-stän′, dăg′ĭ-stăn′)
An autonomous republic of southwest Russia bordering on the Caspian Sea. It was ceded to Russia by Persia in 1813.

Da′ge·sta′ni (-stä′nē, -stăn′ē) adj. & n.
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Noun1.Dagestani - an ethnic minority living on the Caspian Sea in southwestern Russia and Azerbaijan
ethnic minority - a group that has different national or cultural traditions from the majority of the population
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