Definition of Astana

1. Noun. Remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998.

Exact synonyms: Akmola, Capital Of Kazakhstan
Generic synonyms: National Capital

Definition of Astana

1. Proper noun. The capital of Kazakhstan. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Astana

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Aster arenosus
Aster cordifolius
Aster divaricatus
Aster dumosus
Aster ericoides
Aster falcatus
Aster linarifolius
Aster linosyris
Aster macrophyllus
Aster novae-angliae
Aster novi-belgii
Aster ptarmicoides

Literary usage of Astana

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Water Management and Investment in the New Independent States: Proceedings by Oecd, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (2001)
"Most of them live in astana. the national capital This newly created capital city is expected to double its population in the next 10 years. from about 275 ..."

2. International Religious Freedom (2000): Report to Congress by the Department edited by Barbara Larkin (2001)
"Two new synagogues, in astana and Pavlodar, opened. President Nazarbayev personally presented historical records on Rabbi ..."

3. Investment Guide for Kazakhstan by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (1998)
"... Processing of waste Establishments in astana - Establishments associated with the move of the highest and central state bodies to astana Housing, ..."

4. The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society ...: General index to the by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Hume Greenfield, Henry Walter Bates (1876)
"The spring, enclosed by a wall and shaded by a grove of fine plane and poplar trees, lies in a hollow about a mile north of the village (astana). ..."

5. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Élisée Reclus (1891)
"Near the village of astana, at the junction of several routes south-west of the pass, a rock bearing the impress of a human foot was formerly attributed to ..."

6. In Savage Isles and Settled Lands: Malaysia, Australasia and Polynesia, 1888 by Baden Fletcher Smyth Baden-Powell (1892)
"The astana is a comfortable large house with cool halls. It is surrounded by shady gardens, and is guarded by sentries looking very smart in their big red ..."

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