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Üsküb

or Üs·küp

[ys-kyp]
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noun
  1. Turkish name of Skoplje.

Skopje

[skawp-ye]
noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Macedonia, in N part.
Serbo-Croatian Skop·lje [skawp-lye] /ˈskɔp lyɛ/.Turkish Usküb, Usküp.
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Examples from the Web for uskub

Historical Examples

  • We reached Uskub at dusk, found a hotel, and went out to dine.

    The Luck of Thirteen

    Jan Gordon

  • In Uskub is concentrated the whole problem of the Balkans and of Macedonia.

  • News came of the fall of Uskub, and that Lady Paget had been captured with all her staff.

  • "It is exceedingly unlikely that Uskub can fall," said the other.

  • These must have been the regiments I saw coming along when I was staying at Uskub.


British Dictionary definitions for uskub

Üsküb

noun
  1. the Turkish name (1392–1913) for Skopje

Skopje

noun
  1. the capital of (the Former Yugoslav Republic of) Macedonia, on the Vardar River: became capital of Serbia in 1346 and of Macedonia in 1945; suffered a severe earthquake in 1963; university (1949). Pop: 449 000 (2005 est)Serbian name: Skoplje (ˈskɔpljɛ) Turkish name (1392–1913): Üsküb
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