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Uzbekistan

Uz·bek·i·stan

 (o͝oz-bĕk′ĭ-stăn′, -stän′, ŭz-) Formerly also Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic.
A country of west-central Asia. Settled in ancient times, it was conquered by Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, and Tamerlane and finally overrun by Uzbek peoples in the early 1500s. Russia conquered the area in the 1800s. Split into various administrative territories after 1917, it was consolidated as a constituent republic of the USSR in 1924. Uzbekistan declared its independence in 1991 after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Tashkent is the capital and the largest city.
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Uzbekistan

(ˌʌzbɛkɪˈstɑːn)
n
(Placename) a republic in central Asia: annexed by Russia in the 19th century, it became a separate Soviet Socialist republic in 1924 and gained independence in 1991. Official language: Uzbek. Religion: believers are mainly Muslim. Currency: sum. Capital: Tashkent. Pop: 28 661 637 (2013 est). Area: 449 600 sq km (173 546 sq miles)
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Uz•bek•i•stan

(ʊzˈbɛk əˌstæn, -ˌstɑn, ʌz-)

n.
a republic in S central Asia, S. of Kazakhstan: a former constituent republic of the U.S.S.R.. 24,102,473; 172,741 sq. mi. (447,400 sq. km). Cap.: Tashkent. Former official name, Uz′bek So′viet So′cialist Repub′lic.
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Noun1.Uzbekistan - a landlocked republic in west central Asia; formerly an Asian soviet
IMU, Islamic Group of Uzbekistan, Islamic Party of Turkestan - a terrorist group of Islamic militants formed in 1996; opposes Uzbekistan's secular regime and wants to establish an Islamic state in central Asia; is a conduit for drugs from Afghanistan to central Asian countries
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
capital of Uzbek, Tashkent, Taskent - the capital of Uzbekistan
Samarcand, Samarkand - city in southern Uzbekistan; Tamerlane's opulent capital in the 14th century
Kizil Kum, Kyzyl Kum, Qizil Qum - a desert in Uzbekistan to the southeast of the Aral Sea
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
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Translations
Узбекистан
Uzbekistán
Usbekistan
Usbekistan
Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan
Üzbegisztán
Úsbekistan
ウズベキスタン
우즈베키스탄
Uzbekija
UzbequistãoUsbequistão
Uzbekistan
UzbekistanUzbekistan här
ประเทศอุซเบกิสถาน
Узбекистан
ازبکستان
nước Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan

nUsbekistan nt
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Uzbekistan

أُوزْباكِسْتان Uzbekistán Usbekistan Usbekistan Ουζμπεκιστάν Uzbekistán Uzbekistan Ouzbékistan Uzbekistan Uzbekistan ウズベキスタン 우즈베키스탄 Oezbekistan Usbekistan Uzbekistan Uzbequistão Узбекистан Uzbekistan här ประเทศอุซเบกิสถาน Özbekistan nước Uzbekistan 乌兹别克斯坦
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Uzbek Ministry of Finance began looking for a strategic investor in the Coca-Cola Ichimligi Uzbekiston Ltd.
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She was accused of misappropriation of assets of several companies, including Uzbekistan Airways, Coca-Cola Ichimligi Uzbekiston, Ltd., Fergana oil refinery and other structures.
Rakhimov, Ispol'zovanie arkhivnykh materialov pri izuchenii istorii Uzbekistana (Tashkent: Uzbekiston, 1997).
Uzbekiston Khavo Yullari, the national airline of Uzbekistan, has signed a contract valued at USD246m to buy two 767-300ER aircraft from Boeing Co.
Karimov, Uzbekistan: svoi put' obnovleniia i progress (Tashkent: Uzbekiston, 1992) ["Uzbekistan: Its Own Way of Renovation and Progress"]; I.A.
_____, Building the Future, Uzbekiston, Tashkent, 1993.