Aqtöbe


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Aq·tö·be

 (äk′tœ-bĕ′) also Ak·tyu·binsk (äk-tyo͞o′bĭnsk)
A city of western Kazakhstan southeast of Samara, Russia. Founded in 1869, it is a metallurgical center.
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Aqtöbe

(ækˈtjuːbɪ; Kazakh aktøbe)
n
a former name (until 1991) of Aktyubinsk
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