Kazan

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Type Settlement
Usage Tatar, Russian
Scripts Казан(Tatar) Казань(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. ku-ZAN(Russian)
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Meaning & History

Probably derived from Turkic qazan meaning "kettle, cauldron". This is the name of the capital city of the Russian republic of Tatarstan.
Added 5/16/2016 by highexpectasians
Edited 9/12/2021 by lezginkas and highexpectasians


See Also

User submissions Kazán, Kazań, Kazaň