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Bishkek

[bish-kek] /bɪʃˈkɛk/
noun
1.
the capital of Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan), in the N part.
Formerly Pishpek (until 1926)
none Frunze (1926–91)

Kirghizia

[kir-gee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh; Russian kyir-gyee-zyi-yuh] /kɪrˈgi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə; Russian kyɪrˈgyi zyɪ yə/
noun
1.
a republic in central Asia, S of Kazakhstan and N of Tadzhikistan (Tajikistan). 76,460 sq. mi. (198,500 sq. km).
Capital: Bishkek.
Official name Kyrgyzstan.
Formerly (1936–91) Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic.
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Bishkek

/bɪʃˈkɛk/
noun
1.
the capital of Kyrgyzstan. Pop: 828 000 (2005 est) Also called Pishpek Former name (1926–91) Frunze

Kirghizia

/kɜːˈɡɪzɪə/
noun
1.
the former Russian name for Kyrgyzstan
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