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Ba·ku

 (bä-ko͞o′)
The capital of Azerbaijan on the western shore of the Caspian Sea. Frequently under Persian rule, the city was annexed by Russia in 1806. It has been a center of oil production since the 1870s. In 1990 it was the scene of fierce fighting between Soviet forces and secessionist rebels.

Baku

(Russian baˈku)
n
(Placename) the capital of Azerbaijan, a port on the Caspian Sea: important for its extensive oilfields. Pop: 1 830 000 (2005 est). Azerbaijani name: Bakı

Ba•ku

(bʌˈku)

n.
the capital of Azerbaijan, in the E part, on the Caspian Sea. 1,757,000.
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Noun1.Baku - a port city on the Caspian Sea that is the capital of Azerbaijan and an important center for oil production
Azerbaijan, Azerbaijani Republic, Azerbajdzhan, Azerbajdzhan Republic - a landlocked republic in southwestern Asia; formerly an Asian soviet
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References in periodicals archive ?
L'athlete tunisien Mohamed Amine Romdhana a remporte la medaille d'argent du saut a la perche des Jeux de la Solidarite Islamique qui se deroulent a Bakou (Azerbaidjan), portant le total des medailles tunisiennes a 11 medailles (1 or, 2 argent et 8 bronze).
En revanche, le BF de la FAF n'a pas encore designe d'entraineur pour prendre en main la selection nationale olympique qui doit representer l'Algerie lors des Jeux islamiques prevus l'ete prochain a Bakou (Azerbaidjan), ainsi que les Jeux mediterraneens.
A travers [beaucoup moins que]Convergences[beaucoup plus grand que], [beaucoup moins que]Les Femmes du Maroc[beaucoup plus grand que], [beaucoup moins que]Harem[beaucoup plus grand que] et [beaucoup moins que]Bullets[beaucoup plus grand que] les oeuvres majeures de Lalla Essaydi exposees dans les plus grands musees - le Louvre (Paris), le Smithsonian museum (Washington), le British national museum (Londres), le musee d'art moderne a Bakou - et galeries - New York, Londres, Zurich - c'est l'image de la femme orientale +exploree+ sous l'oeil implacable de la photographe que l'ouvrage donne a decouvrir.
Apres sa victoire mardi dernier a Bakou (2-0), la Seleccao est toujours troisieme du groupe F derriere IsraE1/2l, qui compte aussi 11 points en six rencontres grace a son succes en Irlande du Nord (2-0) mais affiche une meilleure difference de buts.
Five Tunisian boxers participated in the 17 African Championships qualifying for the World Cup scheduled for next September 16-October 1 in Bakou (Azerbaidjan) and partly for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Having furnished his 2004 novel, Suite a l'Hotel Crystal, with a curious author blurb giving not only the place and year of his birth ("Boulogne-Billancourt, 1947") but also the place and year of his death ("Bakou, 2009"), Olivier Rolin thought that it might be interesting to travel to Bakou in 2009, in order to see if the latter datum would be confirmed.
Keenan, "Remarques sur l'histoire du mouvement revolutionnaire a Bakou (1904-1905)," Cahiers du monde russe etsovietique 3, 2 (1962): 225-60.
Summary: Bakou - Azerbaijani news Agency Azeri (APA) highlighted the setting up of the Advisory Committee on Regionalization by HM King Mohammed VI.
He fought many successful battles while able to make peace with members of the neighboring communities resulting into 1991 local peace treaty with Messeriya tribe at Bakou, Aweil East County in Northern Bahr el Ghazal.