or E·re·van, E·ri·van
[ yer-uh-vahn; Russian yi-ryi-vahn ]
/ ˌyɛr əˈvɑn; Russian yɪ ryɪˈvɑn /
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a city in and the capital of Armenia, in the W part.
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How to use Yerevan in a sentence
Svo’s body was flown to Yerevan, where he was buried on June 27, 1993.
Thanks to financial difficulties and the war with Azerbaijan, Yerevan was experiencing serious power outages, with only two hours of electricity per day.
British Dictionary definitions for Yerevan
/ (Russian jɪrɪˈvan) /
the capital of Armenia: founded in the 8th century bc; an industrial city and a main focus of trade routes since ancient times; university. Pop: 1 066 000 (2005 est)Also called: Erevan, Erivan
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