Definition of Ashgabat in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌäSHɡəˈbät/
(also Ashkhabad /ˈäSHkəˌbäd/ /ˈaSHkəˌbad/)
The capital of the central Asian republic of Turkmenistan; population 744,000 (est. 2007). Former name (1919–27) Poltoratsk.
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