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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Ashgabat.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the capital and largest city of Turkmenistan

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Examples

  • The Ashkhabad is a 401 foot long Russian tanker that is in 55 feet of water.

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  • 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.

    THE TALE OF THE TURKMENI STALLION

  • 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

  • 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)

    Turkmenistan

  • Ashgabat (Ashkhabad) is its capital and largest city. —continue at Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.

    Turkmenistan

  • 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

    The J Curve

  • It used to be a required stop for any Soviet tourist coming from Tashkent or Ashkhabad.

    Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire

  • Ashkhabad (see Ashgabat) Turkmenistan 37 57 N 58 23 E

    The 2000 CIA World Factbook

  • Ashgabat, Ashkhabad (capital) Turkmenistan 37 57 N 58 23 E

    The 2005 CIA World Factbook

  • A reference to the Iranian province of Ḵẖurásán and neighbouring areas, which include the city of Is̱ẖqábád (Ashkhabad).

    The Kitáb-i-Aqdas

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