Dushanbe



[doo-shahn-buh, -shahm-, dyoo-; Russian doo-shuhn-bye] /duˈʃɑn bə, -ˈʃɑm-, dyu-; Russian du ʃʌnˈbyɛ/

noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Tadzhikistan, in the SW Russian Federation in Asia, SW of Tashkent.
[tuh-jik-uh-stan, -stahn, -jee-kuh-, tah-; Russian tuh-ji-kyi-stahn] /təˈdʒɪk əˌstæn, -ˌstɑn, -ˈdʒi kə-, tɑ-; Russian tə dʒɪ kyɪˈstɑn/
noun
1.
a republic in central Asia, N of Afghanistan. 55,240 sq. mi. (143,600 sq. km).
Capital: Dushanbe.
/duːˈʃɑːnbɪ/
noun
1.
the capital of Tajikistan; a cultural centre. Pop: 551 000 (2005 est) Former name (1929–61) Stalinabad
/tɑːˌdʒɪkɪˈstɑːn; -stæn/
noun
1.
variant spellings of Tajikistan

capital of Tajikistan, from Tajik dushanbe “Monday” (a compound of du “two” + Shanbe “Saturday,” literally “Sabbath;” thus “two days after Saturday”); so called in reference to a regular Monday market there. Known from 1929-1961 as Stalinabad.

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