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Definition 1: a mountainous landlocked country in central Asia; bordered by Iran to the west and Russia to the north and Pakistan to the east and south - [noun denoting location]

Samples where afghanistan or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan in 1979

Synonyms for afghanistan in the sense of this definition

(afghanistan is an instance of ...) any one of the nations occupying the Asian continent

(afghanistan is a part of ...) a city in southern Afghanistan; an important trading center

(afghanistan is a part of ...) a city in northern Afghanistan

(afghanistan is a part of ...) a mountain pass of great strategic and commercial value in the Hindu Kush on the border between northern Pakistan and western Afghanistan; a route by which invaders entered India

(afghanistan is a part of ...) the capital and largest city of Afghanistan; located in eastern Afghanistan

(afghanistan is a part of ...) a town in eastern Afghanistan (east of Kabul)

(afghanistan is a part of ...) a city in northwestern Afghanistan on the site of several ancient cities

(afghanistan is a part of ...) a mountain range in central Asia that is centered in Tajikistan but extends into Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and western China

(afghanistan is a part of ...) a mountain range extending to the west of the Himalayas

(... is part of afghanistan) the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations

(afghanistan is a member of ...) a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan

(afghanistan is the region of the domain of ...) a grand council or grand assembly used to resolve political conflicts or other national problems

"he convened a Loya Jirga that persuaded tribal leaders to acquiesce"

(afghanistan is the region of the domain of ...) a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries

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