HyperDic: commonwealth_of_independent_states

English > 1 sense of the expression Commonwealth of Independent States:
NOUNgroupCommonwealth of Independent States, CISan alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
English > Commonwealth of Independent States: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991.
SynonymCIS
MembersArmenia, Republic of Armenia, HayastanA landlocked republic in southwestern Asia
Azerbaijan, Azerbaijani Republic, Azerbajdzhan, Azerbajdzhan RepublicA landlocked republic in southwestern Asia
Belarus, Republic of Belarus, Byelarus, Byelorussia, Belorussia, White RussiaA landlocked republic in eastern Europe
Georgia, SakartveloA republic in Asia Minor on the Black Sea separated from Russia by the Caucasus mountains
Kazakhstan, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazakstan, Kazakh, KazakA landlocked republic to the south of Russia and to the northeast of the Caspian Sea
Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Kirghizia, Kirgizia, Kirghiz, Kirgiz, Kirghizstan, KirgizstanA landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China
Moldova, Republic of Moldova, MoldaviaA landlocked republic in eastern Europe
Russia, Russian FederationA federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia
Tajikistan, Republic of Tajikistan, Tadzhikistan, Tadzhik, Tadjik, TajikA landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of Afghanistan
Turkmenistan, Turkomen, Turkmen, TurkmeniaA republic in Asia to the east of the Caspian Sea and to the south of Kazakhstan and to the north of Iran
Ukraine, UkrayinaA republic in southeastern Europe
Uzbekistan, Republic of Uzbekistan, UzbekA landlocked republic in west central Asia
Broaderworld organization, world organisation, international organization, international organisation, global organizationAn international alliance involving many different countries
SpanishCEI, Comunidad de Estados Independientes
CatalanCis

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