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 (kĭsh′ə-nĕf′, -nôf′, kyĭ′shĭ-nyôf′)


(Russian kiʃiˈnjɔf)
(Placename) the Russian name for Chişinǎu


(ˈkɪʃ əˌnɛf, -ˌnɔf, -ˌnɒf)

the Russian name of Chişinău.
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Noun1.Kishinev - 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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The culture gap between Kishinev and Paris is wider than the Atlantic, but that's what Glenn Hoddle must bridge to fulfil the nation's dream of winning the World Cup on the banks of the Seine in 1998.
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Recently SITEK expanded its presence into Ukraine, Moldova and other Russian territories, further expanding the scope of deltathree's carrier network and providing service in the cities of Moscow, Saint Petersberg, Nijni Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Voronezsh, Kishinev and Kiev.
Roosevelt also issued a strong letter of rebuke to the Russian Czar in 1903 after the murder of 49 Jews during a pogrom in Kishinev.
Freight train derailed and crashed on the passenger train going from Moscow to Kishinev.
In 1997, the State University of Moldova at Kishinev bestowed upon him the PhD degree in mathematics.
The historic Bulgarian minority in Moldova has complained to the Bulgarian government and the foreign diplomats in Kishinev of "unprecedented discrimination measures" by the central authority.
MOLDOVA Valentina Nafornita, 24, soprano Nafornita graduated from the Stefan Neaga Music College in Kishinev in 2006 and continued her training in Romania, at the voice department of the National University of Music in Bucharest.
Johnson chronicles the responses of Brits to all sorts of Jewish tsuris, from the Romanian anti-Semitism of the 1860s and 1870s to the infamous Kishinev pogrom of 1903, also offering a wide-ranging survey of "Ostjuden in the British mindset.
While its effect on world history was certainly overshadowed by its successor, the Revolution--along with the pogrom in Kishinev that preceded it and its repression by reactionary forces--radicalized a generation of young activists, a generation who have often been marginalized in previous scholarly accounts, which have focused on the foundational figures of the Haskala in the last decades of the nineteenth century or the efflorescence of Yiddish activity in the wake of the October revolution.
It is hard to imagine that only a few generations after the death of a young Theodor Herzl and the pogroms of Kishinev in 1903, Jews would successfully defend themselves against formidable enemies in a war-torn region.
KISHINEV, Jun 6, 2009 (TUR) -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, "we should all together make supremacy of law, human rights and pluralist democracy sovereign in our region.