Etymology
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Azerbaijan

country name, of unknown origin, perhaps from Old Persian Aturpatakan, from Greek Atropatene, from the Persian satrap Atropates, who ruled there in the time of Alexander the Great; or from local azer "fire" + baydjan (Iranian baykan) "guardian," in reference to fire-worship. Related: Azerbaijani.

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Definitions of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan (n.)
a landlocked republic in southwestern Asia; formerly an Asian soviet;
Synonyms: Azerbaijani Republic / Azerbajdzhan / Azerbajdzhan Republic
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