Bishkek

[ bish-kek ]
/ bɪʃˈkɛk /
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noun

the capital of Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan), in the N part.
Formerly Pishpek (until 1926), Also called Frunze (1926–91).

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Kirghizia

[ kir-gee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh; Russian kyir-gyee-zyi-yuh ]
/ kɪrˈgi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə; Russian kyɪrˈgyi zyɪ yə /

noun

a republic in central Asia, S of Kazakhstan and N of Tadzhikistan (Tajikistan). 76,460 sq. mi. (198,500 sq. km). Capital: Bishkek.
Official name Kyrgyzstan. Formerly Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic.
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Bishkek

/ (bɪʃˈkɛk) /

noun

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

British Dictionary definitions for bishkek (2 of 2)

Kirghizia

Kirgizia

/ (kɜːˈɡɪzɪə) /

noun

the former Russian name for Kyrgyzstan
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