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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.
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(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
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the capital of Azerbaijan, in the E part, on the Caspian Sea. 1,757,000.
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|Noun||1.||Baku - a port city on the Caspian Sea that is the capital of Azerbaijan and an important center for oil production|
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