Definition of Dushanbe
1. Noun. The capital of Tajikistan; formerly Stalinabad 1926-1991.
Generic synonyms: National Capital
Group relationships: Republic Of Tajikistan, Tadjik, Tadzhik, Tadzhikistan, Tajik, Tajikistan
Definition of Dushanbe
1. Proper noun. The capital of Tajikistan. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Dushanbe
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Human Rights in Tajikistan: In the Wake of Civil War by Rachel Denber, Jeri Laber (1993)
"dushanbe After government forces and pro-government paramilitary groups arrived in dushanbe, the number of murders committed in the capital increased ..."
2. Conflict in the Soviet Union: Tadzhikistan by Helsinki Watch Staff, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Helsinki Watch (Organization : U.S.) (1991)
"On February 15, dushanbe radio and the central mass media reported that the situation in dushanbe was returning to normal, although it was still tense. ..."
3. Central Asia and the World: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan by Michael Mandelbaum (1994)
"The war came to dushanbe when demonstrations (reinforced by hostage taking) by armed opposition supporters forced Nabiev to sign a letter of resignation on ..."
4. Landmine Monitor Report 2002: Toward a Mine-free World by International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Human Rights Watch (Organization). (2002)
"The Canadian Red Cross operates the dushanbe Orthopedic Center. In 2000. 397 prostheses were provided to patients, including 35 male and 3 female victims of ..."
5. International Religious Freedom (2000): Report to Congress by the Department edited by Barbara Larkin (2001)
"For example, the mayor of dushanbe prohibited mosques from using microphones ... An unregistered Baptist congregation in dushanbe was informed in early 2000 ..."
6. Human Rights Watch World Report 1998 by Human Rights Watch Staff (1997)
"As in 1996, the Russian-led Confederation of Independent States' troops continued to be the target of criminal and political attacks, mostly in dushanbe, ..."