Definition of "azerbaijan" []

  • A republic in NW Asia: the region was acquired by Russia from Persia in the early 19th century; became the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic in 1936 and gained independence in 1991; consists of dry subtropical steppes around the Aras and Kura rivers, surrounded by the Caucasus; contains the extensive Baku oilfields. Language: Azerbaijani (or Azeri). Religion: Shiite Muslim. Currency: manat. Capital: Baku. Pop: 9 590 159 (2013 est). Area: 86 600 sq km (33 430 sq miles) (noun)
  • A mountainous region of NW Iran, separated from the republic of Azerbaijan by the Aras River: divided administratively into Eastern Azerbaijan and Western Azerbaijan. Capitals: Tabriz and Orumiyeh. Pop: 2 119 524 (2002 est) (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "azerbaijan" in a sentence
  • "Consequently, A---- yelled at me and said that in azerbaijan women sit behind men in the car and that i ought to do the same."
  • "CED volunteers often encounter the problem of NO WORK. as a result, the CED volunteer must make her own work. firstly, organizations in azerbaijan generally have difficulty thinking creatively about what to do with their volunteers. until the volunteer came, everyone had their pre-prescribed positions. everyone knows their job and they are not really trying to think creatively about how to do it better ... which poses as a challenge when the volunteer tries to shake things up. in azerbaijan, people really tend to stick to what is known: comfortable hierarchies, comfortable presidential families (they just voted to eliminate presidential term limits here recently and thereby chipped away at it's democracy because power here stays in the family), and comfortable sex role norms. why is this the case?"
  • "i haven't typed much because of this fact. i got the flu on the day we were supposed to celebrate one year in azerbaijan! woo hoo!!! at least it was the first time i got sick (maybe the last?) but man o man i wouldn't wish the stomach flu on anyone. some other volunteers have had this problem repeatedly. it is not fun."
  • "June the tippy top of a broken ferris wheel ferris wheel at night camping with loki and others forest in oguz the down times just get crazy ferid the FURY playing with the ming blingers advertising kids n guns the busy month ahead history of philosophy, professor chaz mathias, meredith (pc director, azerbaijan) us amb ... azerbaijan vs. wales world cup qualifier triathlon, ambassador, gazpacho another exploded lotus"
  • "A word on that: azerbaijan has one of the largest internal refugee populations in the world."