Definition of Uzbekistan in US English:

Uzbekistan

proper noun

  • An independent republic in central Asia that lies south and southeast of the Aral Sea; population 29,900,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Tashkent; languages, Uzbek and Russian.

A constituent republic of the Soviet Union since 1924, Uzbekistan became independent within the Commonwealth of Independent States when the Soviet Union broke up in 1991

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