Chi·şi·nău (kĭshə-nou′) or Ki·shi·nev (kĭshə-nĕf′, -nôf′, kyĭ′shĭ-nyôf)
The capital of Moldova, in the south-central part of the country northwest of Odessa, Ukraine. It was founded as a monastery center in the early 15th century.
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