Definition of Makhachkala in US English:

Makhachkala

proper noun

  • A port in southwestern Russia, on the Caspian Sea, capital of the autonomous republic of Dagestan; population 464,200 (est. 2008).

    Former name (until 1922) Port Petrovsk

Pronunciation

Makhachkala

/məˌkäCHkəˈlä/