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Dushanbe

[ doo-shahn-buh, -shahm-, dyoo-; Russian doo-shuhn-bye ]
/ duˈʃɑn bə, -ˈʃɑm-, dyu-; Russian du ʃʌnˈbyɛ /
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noun
a city in and the capital of Tadzhikistan, in the southwestern part of the Russian Federation in Asia, southwest of Tashkent.
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Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?
Formerly Dyu·sham·be [dyoo-shahm-buh] /dyʊˈʃɑm bə/ . Formerly Sta·li·na·bad [stah-luh-nuh-bahd; Russian stuh-lyi-nuh-baht] /ˌstɑ lə nəˈbɑd; Russian stə lyɪ nʌˈbɑt/ .

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Dushanbe
/ (duːˈʃɑːnbɪ) /

noun
the capital of Tajikistan; a cultural centre. Pop: 551 000 (2005 est)Former name (1929–61): Stalinabad
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