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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.
the E part of the central Asian region of Turkestan: corresponds generally to the present-day Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China
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
noun 1. a showy, woody vine, Campsis grandiflora, of China, having aerial rootlets and large red flowers.
noun, Slang: Usually Offensive. 1. a tour in which visitors are shown only what those in charge want them to see.
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noun 1. a variety of the game of tag in which the tagged player must hold one hand on the part of the body where he or she was tagged.