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 (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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(Russian taʃˈkjɛnt)
(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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(tɑʃˈkɛnt, tæʃ-)

the capital of Uzbekistan, in the NE part. 2,073,000.
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Republic of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan, Uzbek - a landlocked republic in west central Asia; formerly an Asian soviet
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Addressing the business community during a visit to the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), the envoy pointed out that Uzbekistan was already operating direct flights on the Lahore-Tashkent route twice a week and flights between Islamabad and Tashkent and between Karachi and Tashkent would begin soon.
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