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This a page about the word "stan". For information on the song "Stan" see Stan (song)

The word stan is a suffix meaning "Home of" that is used in the names of many countries. For example, "Turkmenistan" would be "the home of the Turks."

Countries that end in "stan":

Other "stans":

The suffix is often mocked for its over-use, and has led to many parodies, such as the film Lost in Absurdistan[?] or Pat Buchanan's nickname for Canada; Soviet Canuckistan.

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