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Antananarivo

[ ahn-tuh-nah-nuh-ree-voh, an-tuh-nan-uh- ]
/ ˌɑn təˌnɑ nəˈri voʊ, ˌæn təˌnæn ə- /
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noun
a city in and the capital of Madagascar, in the central part.
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Formerly Ta·na·na·rive [French ta-na-na-reev; English tuh-nan-uh-reev] /French ta na naˈriv; English təˌnæn əˈriv/ .
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Antananarivo
/ (ˌæntəˌnænəˈriːvəʊ) /

noun
the capital of Madagascar, on the central plateau: founded in the 17th century by a Hova chief; university (1961). Pop: 1 808 000 (2005 est)Former name: Tananarive
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