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Ashgabat

[ahsh-guh-bahd, ash-guh-bad] /ˈɑʃ gəˌbɑd, ˈæʃ gəˌbæd/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Turkmenistan, in the S central part, near the Iranian border.
Also, Ashkhabad [ahsh-kuh-bahd, ash-kuh-bad] /ˈɑʃ kəˌbɑd, ˈæʃ kəˌbæd/ (Show IPA).
Formerly Poltoratsk.
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Ashkhabad

/Russian aʃxaˈbat/
noun
1.
the capital of Turkmenistan. Pop: 598 000 (2005 est)
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