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 (äl′mə-tē′) Formerly Al·ma-A·ta (äl′mə-ä′tə, əl-mä′ə-tä′)
A city of Kazakhstan in the southeast part of the country near the border of Kyrgyzstan. Founded in the 1850s as a Russian fort and trading post, the city served as the capital of Kazakhstan from 1929 to 1997 and is the commercial and cultural center of the country.
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(Placename) a city in SE Kazakhstan; capital of Kazakhstan (1991–97): an important trading centre. Pop: 1 103 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1927): Verny Also called: Alma-Ata
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(ˈæl mə ti)
a city in SE Kazakhstan: the former capital. 1,172,400. Formerly, Alma-Ata.
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Noun1.Almaty - the largest city in Kazakhstan and the capital until 1998Almaty - the largest city in Kazakhstan and the capital until 1998
Kazakhstan, Kazakstan, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazak, Kazakh - a landlocked republic to the south of Russia and to the northeast of the Caspian Sea; the original Turkic-speaking inhabitants were overrun by Mongols in the 13th century; an Asian soviet from 1936 to 1991
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