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Fer·ga·naalso Fer·gha·na (fər-gä′nə) or Far·gho·na (-gŏn′ə)
A city of eastern Uzbekistan southwest of Andijon. It is the center of the fertile Fergana Valley, a densely populated agricultural and industrial region controlled by Russia after 1876.
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1. (Placename) a region of W central Asia, surrounded by high mountains and accessible only from the west; mainly in Uzbekistan and partly in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan
2. (Placename) the chief city of this region, in E Uzbekistan. Pop: 230 000 (2005 est)
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Fer•ga•na(fɛrˈgɑ nə, fər-)
a city in E Uzbekistan, SE of Tashkent. 203,000.
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