geographical name see Ashgabat

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ASHKHABAD — (formerly Askhabad; (1919–1927) Poltoratsk), capital of Turkmenistan. Jewish soldiers in the czarist army settled in Ashkhabad after the Russian conquest of the area in 1881, but they were expelled soon afterward by the governor general of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ashkhabad — [äsh΄khä bäd′] former name for ASHGABAT …   English World dictionary

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  • Ashkhabad — /ahsh keuh bahd /; Russ. /ush khu baht /, n. a city in and the capital of Turkmenistan, in the S part. 312,000. Formerly, Poltoratsk. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ashkhabad — As(h)gabad, As(h)gabat, Ashjabad, Ashk(h)abad → Asjabad …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Ashkhabad — n. Ashgabat, capital of Turkmenistan …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ashkhabad — ashkh·a·bad …   English syllables

  • Ashkhabad — Ash•kha•bad [[t]ˌɑʃ kəˈbɑd[/t]] n. geg a former name ofAshgabat …   From formal English to slang

  • Ashkhabad — /æʃkəˈbæd/ (say ashkuh bad) noun → Ashgabat. Also, Ašchabad …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ashkhabad — noun the capital and largest city of Turkmenistan • Syn: ↑capital of Turkmenistan • Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital • Part Holonyms: ↑Turkmenistan, ↑Turkomen, ↑Turkmen, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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