Chust

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Chust

 

a city (since 1969) under oblast jurisdiction; the administrative center of Chust Raion, Namangan Oblast, Uzbek SSR. Population, 31,000 (1974). Chust is located on the northern edge of the Fergana valley, 12 km north of the Chust railroad station (on the Kokand-Uchkurgan line). The city has a cotton-cleaning plant and a factory for the production of confectioneries. Artistic goods and traditional knives of the local peoples are also produced.

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References in classic literature ?
"Herr Booteraidge, we are chust to start!" repeated the white moustache, and then helplessly, "What is de goot?
IN the words of the sage puffer skipper Para Handy, Philip Carberry's ride on Sublimity was 'chust sublime'.
His victim, 88-year-old Gerhard Brinkmann, softly whispered that if he wanted the money, he'd have to step a little closer--like, "Ya, das iss right; chust a liddle clozer now." When the suspect leaned in, Gerhard snapped around, faked him with a feint, and dropped him like a box o'rocks with a right cross to the chin!
The Vital Spark's skipper did concede, however, that the scale of the beast suggested that, "it wass right enough aboot that fellow Jonah; chust look at the accommodation."
There is a real threat of epidemic outbreak due to the lack of water in the Chust canal, MP Iskhak Pirmatov (Bir Bol party) said today during the Parliament session.