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.
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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