Definition of Turkmenia

1. Noun. A republic in Asia to the east of the Caspian Sea and to the south of Kazakhstan and to the north of Iran; an Asian soviet from 1925 to 1991.

Exact synonyms: Turkmen, Turkmenistan, Turkomen
Group relationships: Cis, Commonwealth Of Independent States
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Terms within: Ashkhabad, Capital Of Turkmenistan, Kara Kum, Qara Qum, Turkestan Desert
Group relationships: Asia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turkmenia

Turkish delights
Turkish lira
Turkish monetary unit
Turkish pizza
Turkish saddle
Turkish tobacco
Turkish towel
Turkishly
Turkishness
Turkism
Turkisms
Turkistan
Turkmen
Turkmen SSR
Turkmen monetary unit
Turkmenia
Turkmenistan
Turkmens
Turko-
Turko-Tatar
Turkologist
Turkologists
Turkoman
Turkomans
Turkomen
Turkophone
Turks
Turks and Caicos Islands
Turku
Turley

Literary usage of Turkmenia

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1. Russian Central Asia: Including Kuldja, Bokhara, Khiva and Merv by Henry Lansdell (1885)
"turkmenia : its boundaries, area, and surface. ... turkmenia is bounded on the north by a straight line drawn from the Caspian at ..."

2. Merv, the Queen of the World; and the Scourge of the Man-stealing Turcomans by Charles Thomas Marvin (1881)
"IN speaking of the Turcomans * and their country, I shall adopt the term of turkmenia, since it describes the people under a generic name, ..."

3. The Russian Advance Towards India: Conversations with Skobeleff, Ignatieff by Charles Marvin (1882)
"... of Servia to a kingdom —The difference between Turkestan and turkmenia—The railway to Khiva—The fate of Bokhara—The Cossack on the Oxus—Are mountains or ..."

4. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"turkmenia occupies the extreme south of Soviet ... turkmenia is the lowest and driest. The principal industries arc agriculture and stock-raising, cotton, ..."

5. Reconnoitring Central Asia: Pioneering Adventures in the Region Lying by Charles Thomas Marvin (1886)
"... his travels along the Perso-Tur- coman border had impressed him with the idea that it was in Russia's power to carve a great province out of turkmenia. ..."

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