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Fergana

[fer-gah-nuh, fer-; Russian fyir-guh-nah] /fɛrˈgɑ nə, fər-; Russian fyɪr gʌˈnɑ/
noun
1.
a city in E Uzbekistan, SE of Tashkent.
Formerly Skobelev.
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  • Even in the districts of Fergana and Samarcand, the old wooden plough called a "sokha" is still in use.

    The Story of the Cotton Plant Frederick Wilkinson
British Dictionary definitions for Fergana

Fergana

/fəˈɡɑːnə/
noun
1.
a region of W central Asia, surrounded by high mountains and accessible only from the west; mainly in Uzbekistan and partly in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan
2.
the chief city of this region, in E Uzbekistan. Pop: 230 000 (2005 est)
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