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 (ăn′tə-năn′ə-rē′vō, än′tə-nä′nə-)
The capital and largest city of Madagascar, in the east-central part of the country. It was founded in the 17th century as a walled citadel. The city is also known by its French name, Tananarive.


(Placename) the capital of Madagascar, on the central plateau: founded in the 17th century by a Hova chief; university (1961). Pop: 1 808 000 (2005 est). Former name: Tananarive


(ˌɑn təˌnɑ nəˈri voʊ, ˌæn təˌnæn ə-)

the capital of Madagascar, in the central part. 1,250,000. Formerly, Tananarive.
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Noun1.Antananarivo - the capital and largest city of MadagascarAntananarivo - the capital and largest city of Madagascar
Madagascar, Malagasy Republic, Republic of Madagascar - a republic on the island of Madagascar; achieved independence from France in 1960
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Summary: Antananarivo [Madagascar], Mar 14 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday arrived at the Madagascar capital in the last leg of his five-day two-nation visit.
Dubai: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has partnered with Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) to improve access to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) facilities in schools in two of Madagascar's largest cities, Antananarivo and Mahajanga.
The Dubai Cares has partnered with the Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) to improve access to water, sanitation and hygiene (Wash) facilities in schools in two of Madagascar's largest cities: Antananarivo and Mahajanga.
Due to a lack of adequate road infrastructure, the city of Antananarivo suffers from heavy traffic, which slows down both its economic development and that of the country.
By JOHN ASHIHUNDUAFC Leopards' coach Robert Matano has vowed that his side will beat FOSA Juniors Wednesday away in Antananarivo and advance to the second round of the CAF Confederation Cup.
TAP) -- Tunisian judo team (men and women) won the silver medal of the African championship by teams after losing to their Algerian counterparts in the final played on Sunday in the Malagasy capital Antananarivo.
La Tunisie a ete choisie, a l'unanimite, par les chefs d'Etat et de gouvernement presents au 16eme sommet de la Francophonie tenu les 26 et 27 novembre a la capitale malgache Antananarivo, pour accueillir sa 18eme conference en 2020, rapporte Jawhara FM.
All of the proposed power plants are outside the capital city of Antananarivo in Tsimiroro, Mahajanga, Nosy Boraha, Nosy Be, Antsiranana and Toamasina.
Just think - we could check in our bags at Liverpool Airport and pick them up in Antananarivo, or Asuncion, or Sydney.
And, as Nanjala Nyabola reports from Antananarivo, the annual rainy season pushes this city of striking vistas to its limits, exposing both its best and worst aspects.
Il s'agit, notamment de l'ambassadeur extraordinaire et plenipotentiaire de la Republique algerienne democratique et populaire aupres de la Republique des Seychelles, avec residence a Antananarivo, Mokaddem Bafdal.
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar, Rabi'I 28, 1436, Jan 19, 2015, SPA -- Madagascar officials said at least 14 people were killed over the weekend when the island was battered by a tropical storm, Ap reported.