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 (do͞o-shăm′bə, -shäm′-, -shän′-)
The capital of Tajikistan, in the western part of the country south of Tashkent, Uzbekistan. It is a major industrial and commercial center in a rich agricultural area.
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(Placename) the capital of Tajikistan; a cultural centre. Pop: 551 000 (2005 est). Former name (1929–61): Stalinabad
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(duˈʃɑn bə, -ˈʃɑm-, dyu-)

the capital of Tajikistan, in the E part. 595,000. Formerly, Dyushambe (before 1929), Stalinabad (1929–61).
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Noun1.Dushanbe - the capital of Tajikistan; formerly Stalinabad 1926-1991
Republic of Tajikistan, Tadjik, Tadzhikistan, Tajikistan, Tajik, Tadzhik - a landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet
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