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Type Political Subdivision
Usage Russian
Scripts Дагестан(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. /də.ɡʲɪ.ˈstan/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Derived from Turkish dağ meaning "mountain" and the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a federal subject of Russia.
Added 5/22/2016 by HL
Edited 9/12/2021 by Lucille, Mike C and HL

See Also

User submission Dagestán