Nagorno-Karabakh
geographical name region SW Azerbaijan area 1700 square miles (4420 square kilometers), population 193,300

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Nagorno-Karabakh — [nä gôr′nō kär΄ä bäk′] autonomous region in Azerbaijan, mostly populated by Armenians: 1,700 sq mi (4,403 sq km); pop. 192,000; cap. Xankāndi * * * Na·gor·no Ka·ra·bakh (nə gôrʹnō kär ə bäkʹ, bäKHʹ) A region of western Azerbaijan between the… …   Universalium

  • Nagorno-Karabakh — V. Karabakh (Haut ). Karabakh (Haut ) ou Nagorno Karabakh prov. autonome rattachée à la rép. d Azerbaïdjan en 1923; 4 400 km²; 177 000 hab. (Arméniens pour 80 % d entre eux). Ch. l. Stepanakert. Dep. 1988, les habitants du Haut Karabakh réclament …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Nagorno-Karabakh — [nä gôr′nō kär΄ä bäk′] autonomous region in Azerbaijan, mostly populated by Armenians: 1,700 sq mi (4,403 sq km); pop. 192,000; cap. Xankāndi …   English World dictionary

  • Nagorno-Karabakh — For the republic, see Nagorno Karabakh Republic. Nagorno Karabakh Լեռնային Ղարաբաղ , Leṙnayin Ġarabaġ(Armenian) …   Wikipedia

  • Nagorno-Karabakh —    The region of Nagorno Karabakh, which translates as “Black Garden Highlands,” was established as an autonomous oblast of Azerbaijan in the 1920s. Predominantly populated by ethnic Armenians, the region emerged as a site of ethnic clashes in… …   Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

  • Nagorno-Karabakh — Haut Karabagh Լեռնային Ղարաբաղի Հանրապետություն (hy) Dağlıq Qarabağ Respublikası (az) République du Haut Karabagh …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nagorno Karabakh — Haut Karabagh Լեռնային Ղարաբաղի Հանրապետություն (hy) Dağlıq Qarabağ Respublikası (az) République du Haut Karabagh …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nagorno-Karabakh — noun /nəˈɡɔːnəu kɑːrəˈbɑːk/ A landlocked region in South Caucasus. De facto governed by Armenian populated independent Nagorno Karabakh Republic, with capital city Stepanakert. De jure a breakaway region of Azerbaijan. Syn: Artsakh, Nagorny… …   Wiktionary

  • Nagorno-Karabakh — Na|gor|no Kar|a|bakh an ↑autonomous (=partly independent) area in Azerbaijan. Capital: Stepanakert. Most of its people are Armenians who want to separate from Azerbaijan and join Armenia, and in the late 1980s and early 1990s there was fighting… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Nagorno-Karabakh —  Armenian dominated enclave in the former Soviet republic of Azerbaijan …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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