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Bishkek

[bish-kek]
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noun
  1. the capital of Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan), in the N part.
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Formerly Pishpek (until 1926),Also called Frunze (1926–91).

Kirghizia

[kir-gee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh; Russian kyir-gyee-zyi-yuh]
noun
  1. a republic in central Asia, S of Kazakhstan and N of Tadzhikistan (Tajikistan). 76,460 sq. mi. (198,500 sq. km). Capital: Bishkek.
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Official name Kyrgyzstan.Formerly Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic.
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Bishkek

noun
  1. the capital of Kyrgyzstan. Pop: 828 000 (2005 est)Also called: Pishpek Former name (1926–91): Frunze
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Kirghizia

Kirgizia

noun
  1. the former Russian name for Kyrgyzstan
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