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 (kĭsh′ə-nou′) or Ki·shi·nev (kĭsh′ə-nĕf′, -nôf′, kyĭ′shĭ-nyôf′)
The capital of Moldova, in the south-central part of the country northwest of Odessa, Ukraine. It was founded as a monastery center in the early 15th century.


(Placename) the capital of Moldova on the Bîk River: manufacturing centre of a rich agricultural region; university (1945). Pop: 662 000 (2005 est). Russian name: Kishinev


(Romanian. ˌki ʃiˈnʌ u)

the capital of Moldova, in the central part. 700,000. Russian, Kishinev.
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Noun1.Chisinau - the capital of Moldova
Moldavia, Moldova, Republic of Moldova - a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet but achieved independence in 1991
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PE&E has entered into a consortium relationship with Ludwig Pfeiffer GmbH & co KG to undertake the rehabilitation works for the plant and new sludge treatment facilities in the country's capital city Chisinau.
The agreement on military cooperation between the two countries was signed in Chisinau on April 24 and in Baku on June 12, 2017.
The two dignitaries exchanged views on the priorities for action in the cooperation between Romania and the Republic of Moldova, reviewing the reference elements of the European agenda of Chisinau, especially from the perspective of implementing the provisions of the Association Agreement between the Republic of Moldova and the European Union.
Chris Coleman's side dominated for long periods in Chisinau but were missing the final touch to punish Group D's whipping boys.
Russian peacekeepers were deployed to the conflict zone in accordance with the Agreement on the principles of the peaceful settlement of the armed conflict in the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova, signed with Chisinau on July 21, 1992.
I hope that we will witness expansion of all-out relations between Tehran and Chisinau in the near future," Jahangiri said in his message.
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In the Yearbook of Chisinau Archdiocese 19307, can be found the presentation of the Historical-Archeological ecclesiastic Society of Bessarabia and of Antiquities Museum, situated in the Diocesan House, Chisinau, "created on 4 April of 1904 at the initiative of local bishop", whose purpose is "to study the past of the life of the provincial church in its various manifestations and from different points of view, from the first appearance of Christianity.
Dubai: Flydubai is no longer flying to Chisinau, the capital of Eastern European country Moldova, the airline said in an emailed statement on Thursday.
CHISINAU, Moldova, Rajab 04, 1436, April 23, 2015, SPA -- NATO's second-in-command in Europe says the alliance backs the territorial integrity of former Soviet republics Moldova and Ukraine
Informal meeting of President Almazbek Atambayev in Chisinau was devoted to discussion of issues of cooperation between Russia, Moldova, and the European Union, the President's Administration announced Thursday commenting on media reports about the unofficial visit of the President in Moldova.
Pirkka Tapiola, who represents the EU in Moldova, said a new agreement is to be signed in a short time by Prime Minister Iurie Leanca and EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso after the latter arrived in the capital Chisinau late Wednesday.