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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The capital of Kyrgyzstan in the north-central part of the country on the Chu River west-southwest of Almaty, Kazakhstan. Built on the site of a fort established in 1825, it was taken by the Russians in 1862.

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  • proper noun The capital of Kyrgyzstan.

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  • noun the capital of Kyrgyzstan (known as Frunze 1926-1991)

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Examples

  • BISHKEK (Reuters) - Russian security forces have detained the ousted Kyrgyz government's top police official and sent him overnight to Bishkek, officials in Kyrgyzstan's interim government said on Monday.

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  • BISHKEK (Reuters) - Russian security forces have detained the ousted Kyrgyz government's top police official and sent him overnight to Bishkek, officials in Kyrgyzstan's interim government said on Monday.

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  • BISHKEK -- Russian security forces have detained the ousted Kyrgyz government's top police official and sent him overnight to Bishkek, officials in Kyrgyzstan's interim government said on Monday.

    China Post Online - Taiwan , News , Taiwan newspaper

  • BISHKEK -- The largest outdoor market in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, has closed due to disorder in the city's outskirts, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • KYRGYZSTAN, BISHKEK: After the April events (2010), which took away lives of at least 85 people and resulted in mass riots in capital city Bishkek, residents of the city organized vigilante groups to help the law enforcement institutions, who lost the trust of people, to patrol the city at nights.

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  • BISHKEK -- Russian security forces have detained the ousted Kyrgyz government's top police official and sent him overnight to Bishkek, officials in Kyrgyzstan's interim government said on Monday.

    China Post Online - Taiwan , News , Taiwan newspaper

  • BISHKEK -- The largest outdoor market in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, has closed due to disorder in the city's outskirts, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • BISHKEK -- The largest outdoor market in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, has closed due to disorder in the city's outskirts, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, April 20 (UPI) -- Kyrgyzstan's interim government is struggling to contain political violence in the country, as at least five people were killed in riots near Bishkek.

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  • BISHKEK -- The largest outdoor market in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, has closed due to disorder in the city's outskirts, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

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