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Ashkhabad

[ ahsh-kuh-bahd; Russian uhsh-khuh-baht ]
/ ˌɑʃ kəˈbɑd; Russian ʌʃ xʌˈbɑt /
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noun

a city in and the capital of Turkmenistan, in the southern part.

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British Dictionary definitions for Ashkhabad

Ashkhabad

Ashgabat (ˈɑːʃɡəbæt, Turkmen ɑʃɡɑˈbɑt)

/ (Russian aʃxaˈbat) /

noun

the capital of Turkmenistan. Pop: 598 000 (2005 est)
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