Bishkek

geographical name
Bish·​kek | \ bish-ˈkek How to pronounce Bishkek (audio) \
variants: or 1926–91 Frunze \ ˈfrün-​zi How to pronounce Frunze (audio) \

Definition of Bishkek

city on the Chu River that is the capital of Kyrgyzstan population 794,000

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