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Maimana or Meymaneh (both: māˈmänə) [key], city (1979 pop. 38,250), capital of Faryab prov., N Afghanistan, near the Uzbekistan border. A walled city inhabited mainly by Uzbeks, Maimana is a market for leather goods, silk, wheat, and barley.

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