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 (tăsh-kĕnt′, täsh-)
The capital and largest city of Uzbekistan in the foothills of the Tian Shan. One of the oldest cities of Central Asia, it was ruled by Arabs and then Turks until 1865, when it was annexed by Russia. In 1930 it replaced Samarqand as the capital of the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic.
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(Russian taʃˈkjɛnt)
(Placename) the capital of Uzbekistan: one of the oldest and largest cities in central Asia; cotton textile manufacturing. Pop: 2 160 000 (2005 est). Uzbek name: Toshkent
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(tɑʃˈkɛnt, tæʃ-)

the capital of Uzbekistan, in the NE part. 2,073,000.
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Noun1.Tashkent - the capital of UzbekistanTashkent - the capital of Uzbekistan    
Republic of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan, Uzbek - a landlocked republic in west central Asia; formerly an Asian soviet
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Chuireadh tu umhail gu robh te dha na cearcan air chall, no 's tocha air falbh cho chach fad a la.
The skill is practiced by players from different age groups during wedding ceremonies and cultural festivals in parts of Hazara division, especially lower and upper Tanawal, plains of Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Ghazi and Chach areas besides Taxila, Hasanabdal and neighbouring areas up to Punjab.
ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a vehicle at Chach Motorway Interchange and recovered 105 kg Hashish and 10 kg Opium from the vehicle.
ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Toyota Land Cruiser vehicle at Chach Motorway Interchange and recovered 105 Kg Hashish and 10 Kg Opium from the vehicle.
Tomb of Makhdoom Mian Ibrahim Abbasi The tombs of these religious scholar Sufis who belonged to the Abbasi family are located 5 km south of Chach Jahan Khan at Mian Usman Ja Quba village in Sujawal district.
Probiotics such as yogurt, curd, lassi, chach are the best source of gut microbes which help to digest the food.
ANN AN coimhearsnachdean beaga tha e nadarra a bhith a' toirt cobhair agus furtachd do chach a cheile.
ATTOCK -- At least eight people were died and seven others wounded in a road accident at Chach Interchange in Attock on Monday.
Chief inspector John Kipruto, the investigating officer, said Mr Chach was aware police officers were looking for him and planned on fleeing the country.
Moreover,they also arrested a motorcyclist namely Sher Dil, a resident of the city living near the Environmental Protection Office (BEPA), recovering 29.1 Kg Hashish from his personal possession.Rawalpindi ANFwhile acting upon a tip-off intercepted a Mazda truck near Chach Interchange, Attock and recovered 75 Kg Hashish and 25 Kg Opium concealed in improvised cavities of the truck.
According to Chachnama, Rai Chach marched through Makran towards Kirman in 635-6 AD, subduing the local chieftains, and marking the boundary between Kirman and Makran.