Kazakhstan


Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan [kä΄zäk stän′]
1. KAZAKH SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLIC
2. country in W Asia: became independent upon the breakup of the U.S.S.R. (1991): 1,049,155 sq mi (2,717,301 sq km); pop. 16,464,000; cap. Astana: formerly, Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic

English World dictionary. . 2014.