Definition of Commonwealth of Independent States in English:

Commonwealth of Independent States

(also CIS)

Pronunciation /ˌkämənˌwelTH əv indəˌpendənt ˈstāts/ /ˌkɑmənˌwɛlθ əv ɪndəˌpɛndənt ˈsteɪts/

Translate Commonwealth of Independent States into Spanish

proper noun

  • A confederation of independent states, formerly constituent republics of the Soviet Union, established in 1991. The member states are Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Turkmenistan is an associate member.