Bishkek

Bishkek

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

[kir-gee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh; Russian kyir-gyee-zyi-yuh]
noun
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)
 
n
Also called: Pishpek, Former name (1926--91): Frunze the capital of Kyrgyzstan. Pop: 828 000 (2005 est)

Kirghizia or Kirgizia (kɜːˈɡɪzɪə)
 
n
the former Russian name for Kyrgyzstan
 
Kirgizia or Kirgizia
 
n

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