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Tashkent

[ tahsh-kent, tash-; Russian tuh-shkyent ]
/ tɑʃˈkɛnt, tæʃ-; Russian tʌˈʃkyɛnt /
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noun
a city in and the capital of Uzbekistan, in the NE part.
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Tashkent
/ (Russian taʃˈkjɛnt) /

noun
the capital of Uzbekistan: one of the oldest and largest cities in central Asia; cotton textile manufacturing. Pop: 2 160 000 (2005 est)Uzbek name: Toshkent
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