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 (kĭsh′ə-nou′) or Ki·shi·nev (kĭsh′ə-nĕf′, -nôf′, kyĭ′shĭ-nyôf′)
The capital of Moldova, in the south-central part of the country northwest of Odessa, Ukraine. It was founded as a monastery center in the early 15th century.


(Placename) the capital of Moldova on the Bîk River: manufacturing centre of a rich agricultural region; university (1945). Pop: 662 000 (2005 est). Russian name: Kishinev


(Romanian. ˌki ʃiˈnʌ u)

the capital of Moldova, in the central part. 700,000. Russian, Kishinev.
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Noun1.Chisinau - the capital of Moldova
Moldavia, Moldova, Republic of Moldova - a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet but achieved independence in 1991
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Sam Kliger has visited Chisinau on several occasions over the past decade to meet with government officials, Jewish leaders, diplomats, and civil society representatives.
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Informal meeting of President Almazbek Atambayev in Chisinau was devoted to discussion of issues of cooperation between Russia, Moldova, and the European Union, the President's Administration announced Thursday commenting on media reports about the unofficial visit of the President in Moldova.
Pirkka Tapiola, who represents the EU in Moldova, said a new agreement is to be signed in a short time by Prime Minister Iurie Leanca and EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso after the latter arrived in the capital Chisinau late Wednesday.
After independence in 1991, Chisinau tried to recover Transnistria without success.
Minority groups around the world, including in the Republic of Moldova, remain the target of discrimination, harassment and violence," Ambassador Moser said during opening remarks at performances in Chisinau and Tiraspol.
Soloists from across the world make up the Chisinau National Opera and Philharmonic Orchestra but there's still one part to be cast - the role of Muzetta's pet dog.
WASHINGTON, Nov 27 (KUNA) -- Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Brussels, Chisinau, Jerusalem and Ramallah from December 3 to 6, the State Department announced on Wednesday.
Flydubai will fly to Moldova later this year Flydubai will begin flying to Chisinau in Moldova later this year, the Dubai-based low-cost carrier announced on Wednesday.
The dialogue between Bucharest and Chisinau has strengthened recently, both thanks to the visit made by Prime Minister of Romania Victor Ponta to Chisinau, and to the presence of the Moldovan Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration at the annual meeting of the Romanian diplomacy.