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Tash·kent

 (tăsh-kĕnt′, täsh-)
The capital and largest city of Uzbekistan in the foothills of the Tian Shan. One of the oldest cities of Central Asia, it was ruled by Arabs and then Turks until 1865, when it was annexed by Russia. In 1930 it replaced Samarqand as the capital of the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic.
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Tashkent

(Russian taʃˈkjɛnt)
n
(Placename) the capital of Uzbekistan: one of the oldest and largest cities in central Asia; cotton textile manufacturing. Pop: 2 160 000 (2005 est). Uzbek name: Toshkent
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Tash•kent

(tɑʃˈkɛnt, tæʃ-)

n.
the capital of Uzbekistan, in the NE part. 2,073,000.
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Noun1.Tashkent - the capital of UzbekistanTashkent - the capital of Uzbekistan    
Republic of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan, Uzbek - a landlocked republic in west central Asia; formerly an Asian soviet
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Translations
Taškent
Toshkent
تاشکند
Taškent
Tachkent
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Giving reference and importance of role of mediator, he said in the past, there had been Shimla, Tashkand and Run of Katch agreements and two world leaders had played significant role in holding parleys between the leaders of Pakistan and India.
Elucidating important role of a mediator, he said in the past, there had been Shimla, Tashkand and Run of Katch agreements and two world leaders had played significant role in organizing parleys between the leaders of Pakistan and India.
Bhutto was deadly against the Tashkand Pact and he was not at all ready to sign that agreement with India on those conditions1.
He said he wanted to link Torkham to Karachi and Gwadar at the time and also linked motorway to Jalalabad, Kabal, Mazar Sharif and to Tashkand and in this connection he arranged meeting with presidents of both the countries.