1. [ noun ] (government,geography) 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
Synonyms: islamic_state_of_afghanistan

"Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan in 1979"

Related terms: Asian_country Afghan Asia herat jalalabad mazar-i-sharif khyber_pass Hindu_Kush Kabul kandahar loya_jirga al-qa'ida
Similar spelling:   Afghanistani