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

  • See Chişinău.

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  • n. the capital of Moldova


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  • The evening walks in Kishinev; he was proud and jealous because handsome young fellows smiled at his sisters on the promenade.

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  • Lieberman was born in Kishinev, in Soviet Moldova, in 1958, the only child of a father who had spent six years in the Red Army and 10 more in forced exile in Siberia — an entirely ordinary history for a Jewish family where he grew up.

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  • 1903: At Easter, government agents organized an anti-Jewish pogrom in Kishinev, Moldova, Russia.

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  • You might already know this but, she won the Jomo Kenyatta Literary Prize in Adult literature for her latest book, 'A farm called Kishinev'- A novel based on a true story of how the Jews escaping persecution in Eastern Europe were resettled in Kenya during the pre-colonial years and the feelings of the time.

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  • The "Gates of Chişinău", as seen when entering the city from the direction of the Chişinău airport Chişinău (Romanian pronunciation: [kiʃiˈnəw]; in the past also known as Kishinev, Russian: Кишинёв Kishinyov), is the capital and largest municipality of - Business News

  • […] Demonstration of young people from Kishinev started as a viral message on the Internet.

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  • Yes, in the far-away land of Russia, the news of the death of the famous American writer came not only through the major newspapers of Petersburg and Moscow, but also through the publications in Kishinev, Astrakhan, Rostov-on-the Don, Odessa, Tyflis.

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  • Only the old town of Kishinev remained, as he intended it should, a part of him still there.

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  • A map of the old town of Kishinev – his first commission – was framed and on a wall, his clothes hung beside Mary Bella's in the wardrobe that had been hers and now was theirs.

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  • One grandparent escaped the Czar's army, another the pogroms in Kishinev.

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