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Bish·kek(bĭsh′kĕk, bēsh′-) Formerly Frun·ze (fro͞on′zə)
The capital of Kyrgyzstan in the north-central part of the country on the Chu River west-southwest of Almaty, Kazakhstan. Built on the site of a fort established in 1825, it was taken by the Russians in 1862.
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(Placename) the capital of Kyrgyzstan. Pop: 828 000 (2005 est). Also called: Pishpek Former name (1926–91): Frunze
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the capital of Kyrgyzstan, in the N part. 616,000. Formerly, Pishpek (until 1926), Frunze (1926–91).
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