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Type Settlement
Scripts Ташкент(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. /tɑːʃ.ˈkɛnt/(English) /tæʃ.ˈkɛnt/(English) /tɐʂ.ˈkʲent/(Russian)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Uzbek Toshkent meaning "stone city", from tosh meaning "stone" combined with Turkic kend meaning "city". This is the name of the capital city of Uzbekistan.
Added 5/22/2016 by HL
Edited 9/12/2021 by HL