[ fer-gah-nuh, fer-; Russian fyir-guh-nah ]
/ fɛrˈgɑ nə, fər-; Russian fyɪr gʌˈnɑ /


a city in E Uzbekistan, SE of Tashkent.
Formerly Skobelev.
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  • Even in the districts of Fergana and Samarcand, the old wooden plough called a "sokha" is still in use.

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British Dictionary definitions for fergana



/ (fəˈɡɑːnə) /


a region of W central Asia, surrounded by high mountains and accessible only from the west; mainly in Uzbekistan and partly in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan
the chief city of this region, in E Uzbekistan. Pop: 230 000 (2005 est)

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