American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- See Ashgabat.
- n. the capital and largest city of Turkmenistan
“The Ashkhabad is a 401 foot long Russian tanker that is in 55 feet of water.”
“One groom explained that as Turkmenistan had no post-1992 banknotes, they were forced to bring wares to sell in Moscow to buy the return ticket to Ashkhabad.”
“Turkmenistanname: Ashgabat (Ashkhabad) geographic coordinates: 37 57 N, 58 23 E time difference: UTC+5 (10 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)”
“Capital: name: Ashgabat (Ashkhabad) geographic coordinates: 37 57 N, 58 23 E time difference: UTC+5 (10 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)”
“Ashgabat (Ashkhabad) is its capital and largest city. continue at Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.”
“In the center of the capital city of Ashkhabad, a triumphal, three-pronged arch, combined with a 220-foot victory column, serves as pedestal for a massive, pure-gold statue of Niyazov, rotating a full 360 degrees every twenty-four hours.1”
“It used to be a required stop for any Soviet tourist coming from Tashkent or Ashkhabad.”
“Ashkhabad (see Ashgabat) Turkmenistan 37 57 N 58 23 E”
“Ashgabat, Ashkhabad (capital) Turkmenistan 37 57 N 58 23 E”
“A reference to the Iranian province of Ḵẖurásán and neighbouring areas, which include the city of Is̱ẖqábád (Ashkhabad).”
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