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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.
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(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
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(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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In the prewar and interwar ecclesiastical press (5), in journals or Yearbooks of Archdiocese of Chisinau, the presentation of diocesan institutions (6) faithfully reflects the realities of the place, the existing bilingualism.
Dubai: Flydubai is no longer flying to Chisinau, the capital of Eastern European country Moldova, the airline said in an emailed statement on Thursday.
CHISINAU, Moldova, Rajab 04, 1436, April 23, 2015, SPA -- NATO's second-in-command in Europe says the alliance backs the territorial integrity of former Soviet republics Moldova and Ukraine
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.
In the central market of the capital Chisinau, many are concerned about the future in the wake of Russia's annexation of the Crimean peninsula this week and its impact on Moldova's disastrous economy.
The European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union, through the Neighbourhood Investment Facility, are joining forces to support the modernisation of water and waste water infrastructure in Moldova's capital, Chisinau. The EBRD and the EIB will each provide loans of 24 million to the city's water and waste water utility S.A.