a city in and the capital of Turkmenistan, in the S part.
a city in and the capital of Turkmenistan, in the S central part, near the Iranian border.
a republic in central in Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, Iran, and Afghanistan. 188,417 sq. mi. (488,000 sq. km).
Cockroaches and Orthoptera from the burrows around Ashkhabad.
The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches Louis M. Roth
the capital of Turkmenistan. Pop: 598 000 (2005 est)
a republic in central Asia: the area has been occupied by a succession of empires; a Turkmen state was established in the 15th century but suffered almost continual civil strife and was gradually conquered by Russia; in 1918 it became a Soviet republic and gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991: deserts including the Kara Kum cover most of the region; agricultural communities are concentrated around oases; there are rich mineral deposits. Official language: Turkmen. Religion: believers are mainly Muslim. Currency: manat. Capital: Ashkhabad. Pop: 5 113 040 (2013 est). Area: 488 100 sq km (186 400 sq miles)
Turkmenistan [(turk-men-uh-stan, turk-men-uh-stahn, turk-men-uh-stan)]
Republic in west-central Asia, bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, by Uzbekistan to the north and northwest, by Afghanistan and Iran to the south, and by the Caspian Sea to the west. Its capital and largest city is Ashkhabad.
Note: This former member of the Soviet Union declared its independence in 1991.
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Masonry. a squared building stone cut more or less true on all faces adjacent to those of other stones so as to permit very thin mortar joints. such stones collectively. masonry made of them. Carpentry. a short stud between joists and sloping rafters, especially near the eaves. to face with ashlars. Historical Examples An “ashlar […]
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a horizontal line, indicated at a building site with a taut string, that corresponds to the exterior surface plane of a masonry wall.
(def 1b). Masonry. a squared building stone cut more or less true on all faces adjacent to those of other stones so as to permit very thin mortar joints. such stones collectively. masonry made of them. Carpentry. a short stud between joists and sloping rafters, especially near the eaves. to face with ashlars. noun ashlars […]