Armenia
geographical name 1. (or biblical Minni) former kingdom W Asia in mountainous region SE of Black Sea & SW of Caspian Sea; area now divided between Armenia, Turkey, & Iran 2. independent country SE Europe; a constituent republic ( Armenian Republic) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1936-91 capital Yerevan area 11,506 square miles (29,800 square kilometers), population 3,426,000 — see Lesser Armenia

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