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

  • Formerly Frun·ze (fro͞onˈzə)Bishkek 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 1846, it was taken by the Russians in 1862. Population: 896,000.

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  • proper n. The capital of Kyrgyzstan.

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

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  • 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.

    Latest News - UPI.com

  • 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

  • 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.

    WN.com - Articles related to Kyrgyzstan Swears in Caretaker President

  • 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 (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.

    Reuters: Top News

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

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  • BISHKEK (Reuters) - Kyrgyz riot police fired tear gas and flash grenades to disperse hundreds of anti-government protesters in the capital Bishkek on Wednesday, witnesses said.

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  • BISHKEK -- The Ashar (Goodwill) political movement marked the 20th anniversary of Kyrgyzstan's first anti-Soviet protests in Bishkek today, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • March 10, 2009 BISHKEK -- Kyrgyz authorities held talks with opposition leaders in Bishkek today, RFE / RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • BISHKEK (Reuters) -- Kyrgyz police have posted armed officers at checkpoints on the outskirts of the capital, Bishkek, and started around-the-clock patrolling to fight rising crime, the Interior Ministry has said.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

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