Ashgabat

Ashgabat

[ahsh-guh-bahd, ash-guh-bad]
noun
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] .
Formerly Poltoratsk.
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Ashkhabad or Turkmen Ashgabat (Russian aʃxaˈbat, ˈɑːʃɡəbæt, ɑʃɡɑˈbɑt)
 
n
the capital of Turkmenistan. Pop: 598 000 (2005 est)
 
Ashgabat or Turkmen Ashgabat
 
n

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