HyperDic: republic_of_armenia

English > 1 sense of the expression Republic of Armenia:
NOUNlocationRepublic of Armenia, Armenia, Hayastana landlocked republic in southwestern Asia
English > Republic of Armenia: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA landlocked republic in southwestern Asia; formerly an Asian soviet; modern Armenia is but a fragment of ancient Armenia which was one of the world's oldest civilizations; throughout 2500 years the Armenian people have been invaded and oppressed by their neighbors.
SynonymsArmenia, Hayastan
Instance ofAsian country, Asian nationAny one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
Member ofCommonwealth 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
MembersArmenianA native or inhabitant of Armenia
Part ofTranscaucasiaA geographical region to the south of the Caucasus Mountains and to the north of Turkey that comprises Georgia and Armenia and Azerbaijan
PartsAras, AraxesA river that rises in northeastern Turkey (near the source of the Euphrates) and flows generally eastward through Armenia to the Caspian Sea
Armenian Church, Armenian Apostolic Orthodox ChurchAn independent Christian church established in Armenia since 300
Yerevan, Jerevan, Erivan, capital of ArmeniaCapital of Armenia
Region ofArmenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia, ASALA, Orly Group, 3rd October OrganizationA militant Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization formed in 1975 to force Turkey to acknowledge killing more than a million Armenians and forcibly removing them from border areas in 1915
SpanishArmenia, Hayastan, República de Armenia
CatalanArmènia, Hayastan, República d'Armènia

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