Makhachkala

[ muh-kahch-kuh-lah; Russian muh-khuhch-kuh-lah ]
/ məˌkɑtʃ kəˈlɑ; Russian mə xətʃ kʌˈlɑ /

noun

a seaport and capital of Dagestan, in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, on the Caspian Sea.

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Makhachkala
/ (Russian məxətʃkaˈla) /

noun

a port in SW Russia, capital of the Dagestan Republic, on the Caspian Sea: fishing fleet; oil refining. Pop: 503 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1921): Petrovsk
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