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A city of southeast Russia east of Irkutsk. Founded in 1653, it is a manufacturing center on the Trans-Siberian railroad.


(Russian tʃiˈta)
(Placename) an industrial city in SE Russia, on the Trans-Siberian railway. Pop: 309 000 (2005 est)



a city in SE Russia in Asia. 349,000.
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You're getting into trouble when you say, 'Oh, we have to have a number for Chita Rivera because she dances.
Esteban stalks the jaguar in the ways of his ancestors only to have it mysteriously transform into a seductive Mayan woman, played by Chita Rivera.
Spectral plans to raise a total of more than $200,000,000 during the first 36 months of development of its Chita Property and has made a minimum commitment of $35,000,000 within the first 24 months.
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In a ceremony held today at the Aichi Works Shipyard in Chita City, Aichi, Japan, Mrs.
The incomparable Chita Rivera will receive the Rolex Dance Award at "One World," the Career Transition For Dancers' 21st Anniversary Jubilee at City Center on Oct.
A Broadway mainstay since 1965, the restaurant attracts everybody on and off Broadway and on the big screen--Robert De Niro, Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara, Al Pacino, Glenn Close, Sylvia Miles, Nathan Lane, Holly Hunter, Matthew Broderick, and Chita Rivera.
Chita Rivera and William Hurt (they were in stage and screen adaptations of ``Kiss of the Spider Woman'').
OB) (F3SN:F) is pleased to announce that it has successfully acquired a controlling interest in its principal gold and mineral development property in the Chita Region of Russia.