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[tur-kuh-stan, -stahn] /ˌtɜr kəˈstæn, -ˈstɑn/
a vast region in W and central Asia, E of the Caspian Sea: includes territory in the S central part of Xinjiang province in China (Eastern Turkestan or Chinese Turkestan) a strip of N Afghanistan, and the area (Russian Turkestan) comprising the republics of Kazakhstan, Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan), Tadzhikistan (Tajikistan), Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
an extensive region of central Asia between Siberia in the north and Tibet, India, Afghanistan, and Iran in the south: formerly divided into West (Russian) Turkestan (also called Soviet Central Asia), comprising present-day Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan and the S part of Kazakhstan, and East (Chinese) Turkestan, approximating to the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China
- Eastern washington university
A university 20 miles southwest of Spokane, WA on the edge of the rolling Palouse Prairie. (http://ewu.edu/). Address: Cheney, Washington, USA. (1995-02-28)
- Easter rising
noun 1. an armed insurrection in Dublin in 1916 against British rule in Ireland: the insurgents proclaimed the establishment of an independent Irish republic before surrendering, 16 of the leaders later being executed
noun 1. (def 2). [sep-uh l-ker] /ˈsɛp əl kər/ noun 1. a tomb, grave, or burial place. 2. Also called Easter sepulcher. Ecclesiastical. verb (used with object) 3. to place in a sepulcher; bury.
noun 1. (def 2). [ee-ster] /ˈi stər/ noun 1. an annual Christian festival in commemoration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, observed on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the vernal equinox, as calculated according to tables based in Western churches on the Gregorian calendar and in Orthodox churches on the Julian […]