Dushanbe

[ doo-shahn-buh, -shahm-, dyoo-; Russian doo-shuhn-bye ]
/ duˈʃɑn bə, -ˈʃɑm-, dyu-; Russian du ʃʌnˈbyɛ /

noun

a city in and the capital of Tadzhikistan, in the SW Russian Federation in Asia, SW of Tashkent.

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Formerly Dyushambe (before 1929), Also called Stalinabad (1929–61).

Definition for dushanbe (2 of 2)

Tadzhikistan
[ tuh-jik-uh-stan, -stahn, -jee-kuh-, tah-; Russian tuh-ji-kyi-stahn ]
/ təˈdʒɪk əˌstæn, -ˌstɑn, -ˈdʒi kə-, tɑ-; Russian tə dʒɪ kyɪˈstɑn /

noun

a republic in central Asia, N of Afghanistan. 55,240 sq. mi. (143,600 sq. km). Capital: Dushanbe.
Formerly Tadzhik Soviet Socialist Republic.
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British Dictionary definitions for dushanbe (1 of 2)

Dushanbe
/ (duːˈʃɑːnbɪ) /

noun

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

British Dictionary definitions for dushanbe (2 of 2)

Tadzhikistan

Tadjikistan

/ (tɑːˌdʒɪkɪˈstɑːn, -stæn) /

noun

variant spellings of Tajikistan
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