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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 ?
It was Adolf Hitler who set his sights on the Baku oilfields and even celebrated his 1942 birthday with a cake marked out with the map of the Caspian Sea and its oilfields and had said, "Unless, we get Baku oil, the war is lost.
Azerbaijan's Baku oilfields actually provided the first exports of oil to Europe in Tsarist times from the 1890s.