Gäncä

[ gahn-jah ]
/ gɑnˈdʒɑ /

noun

a city in NW Azerbaijan.

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Also Gyan·dzha [gyahn-jah] /gyɑnˈdʒɑ/.
Formerly Ki·ro·va·bad [ki-roh-vuh-bad; Russian kyi-ruh-vuh-baht] /kɪˈroʊ vəˌbæd; Russian kyɪ rə vʌˈbɑt/. Formerly E·li·sa·vet·pol [ih-liz-uh-vet-pohl; Russian yi-lyi-suh-vyit-pawl] /ɪˌlɪz əˈvɛt poʊl; Russian yɪ lyɪ sə vyɪtˈpɔl/. Formerly Ye·li·za·vet·pol [yuh-liz-uh-vet-pohl; Russian yi-lyi-zuh-vyit-pawl] /yəˌlɪz əˈvɛt poʊl; Russian yɪ lyɪ zə vyɪtˈpɔl/.
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British Dictionary definitions for kirovabad (1 of 2)

Kirovabad
/ (Russian kirəvaˈbat) /

noun

the former name (1936–91) of Gandzha

British Dictionary definitions for kirovabad (2 of 2)

Gäncä
/ (ˈɡanʒə) /

noun

a variant transliteration of the Azerbaijani name for Gandzha
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