Azerbaiján

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(Azārbāijān)
► Región de Asia Occidental al SO del mar Caspio. Ocupada por diversos pueblos a lo largo de su historia, logró ser reconocida como país independiente tras la Primera Guerra Mundial, hasta que las tropas soviéticas la ocuparon parcialmente (1920). El territorio restante se organizó en dos provincias iraníes.

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

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  • AZERBAIJAN — AZERBAIJAN, one of the independent states of the C.I.S.; formerly part of Persia and the Soviet Union. It gained its independence with the breakup of the U.S.S.R. Persian Former northwestern province of Iran. There have been Jewish settlements in …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Azerbaijan — [äz΄ər bī jän′, az΄ər bī jän′] 1. region of NW Iran 2. AZERBAIJAN SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLIC 3. country in W Asia, south of the Caucasus Mountains: became independent upon the breakup of the U.S.S.R. (1991): 33,430 sq mi (86,583 sq km); pop. 7,021 …   English World dictionary

  • Azerbaijan — country name, of unknown origin, perhaps from O.Pers. Aturpatakan, from Gk. Atropatene, from the Persian satrap Atropates, who ruled there in the time of Alexander the Great; or from local azer fire + baydjan (Iranian baykan) guardian, in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Azerbaijan — This article is about the country in Eurasia. For other uses, see Azerbaijan (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • Azerbaijan — /ah zeuhr buy jahn , az euhr buy jan /; Russ. /u zyirdd buy jahn /, n. 1. Also, Azerbaidzhan. Formerly, Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic. a republic in Transcaucasia, N of Iran and W of the Caspian Sea. 7,735,918; 33,430 sq. mi. (86,600 sq.… …   Universalium

  • Azerbaijan — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Azerbaijan <p></p> Background: <p></p> Azerbaijan a nation with a majority Turkic and majority Shia Muslim population was briefly independent (from 1918 to 1920)… …   The World Factbook

  • Azerbaijan — Azərbaycan Respublikası Republik Aserbaidschan …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Azerbaijan — Azerbaïdjan Pour les articles homonymes, voir Azerbaïdjan (homonymie). Azərbaycan Respublikası (az) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Azerbaijan — noun /ˌæz.ə.baɪˈdʒɑːn,ˌæz.ɚ.baɪˈʒɑːn/ a) a country in West Asia; official name: Republic of Azerbaijan b) Iranian Azerbaijan See Also: Azeri, Azerbaijani, Azerbaijan SSR, AZE …   Wiktionary

  • Azerbaijan — /ˌæzəbaɪˈdʒan/ (say .azuhbuy jahn) noun 1. a republic in Caucasia on the Caspian Sea; a constituent republic of the Soviet Union 1922–91, known as the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic. 86 600 km2. Language: Azerbaijani. Currency: manat.… …   Australian English dictionary

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