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Ye·re·van

also 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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Yerevan

(Russian jɪrɪˈvan)
n
(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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Ye•re•van

(ˌyɛr əˈvɑn)

n.
a city in and the capital of Armenia, in the W part. 1,199,000.
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Noun1.Yerevan - capital of ArmeniaYerevan - 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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Two of the freed animals will be taken to live at Yervan Zoo while the remaining three rescued bears will be given to another wildlife group operating in the country.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier recently visited both Baku and the Armenian capital, Yervan, as chair of Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.