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Ye·re·vanalso E·re·van (yĕ′rə-vän′)
The capital and largest city of Armenia south of Tbilisi, Georgia. An ancient city founded on the site of a fortress established in the eighth century bc, it was strategically important as a trade center on caravan routes linking Transcaucasia and India after the seventh century ad.
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(Placename) the capital of Armenia: founded in the 8th century bc; an industrial city and a main focus of trade routes since ancient times; university. Pop: 1 066 000 (2005 est). Also called: Erevan or Erivan
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a city in and the capital of Armenia, in the W part. 1,199,000.
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|Noun||1.||Yerevan - capital of Armenia |
Armenia, Hayastan, Republic of Armenia - a landlocked republic in southwestern Asia; formerly an Asian soviet; modern Armenia is but a fragment of ancient Armenia which was one of the world's oldest civilizations; throughout 2500 years the Armenian people have been invaded and oppressed by their neighbors
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