Afghanistan definition

  • others:
    • A landlocked country of southwest-central Asia. Since old times the spot was crisscrossed by invaders, including Persians, Macedonians, Arabs, Turks, and Mongols. Afghan tribes united in the 18th century under just one leadership, but a totally independent condition couldn't emerge until 1919. Kabul could be the capital as well as the biggest town. Population: 31,900,000.
  • proper-noun:
    • A landlocked nation in Central Asia. Certified title: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Capital: Kabul. Official languages: Persian (Dari), Pashto.
  • noun:
    • a mountainous country in main Asia.
    • a mountainous landlocked country in central Asia; bordered by Iran to your west and Russia towards the north and Pakistan to your east and south

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