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Ashgabat

Syllabification: Ash·ga·bat
Pronunciation: /ˈäSHɡəˌbät, ˈaSHɡəˌbat
 
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(also Ashkhabad /ˈäSHkəˌbäd, ˈaSHkəˌbad/)

Definition of Ashgabat in English:

The capital of the central Asian republic of Turkmenistan; population 744,000 (est. 2007). Former name (1919–27) Poltoratsk.

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