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A city of south-central Russia southeast of Novosibirsk. Founded by Cossacks in 1617, it was developed as an iron and steel center in the 1930s.
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(Placename) a city in S central Russia: iron and steel works. Pop: 542 000 (2005 est). Former name (1932–61): Stalinsk
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No•vo•kuz•netsk(ˌnoʊ və kʊzˈnɛtsk)
a city in the S Russian Federation in central Asia, SE of Novosibirsk. 600,000. Formerly, Stalinsk.
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