Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
capital of Tajikistan, in the W part: pop. 552,000
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The capital of Tajikistan, in the western part of the country south of Tashkent, Uzbekistan. It is a major industrial and commercial center in a rich agricultural area. Population: 575,000.