Tselinograd - definition of Tselinograd by The Free Dictionary
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Tselinograd (Russian tsəlɪnaˈɡrat)
(Placename) a former name (1961–94) for Astana
Tse•li•no•grad (tsəˈlɪn əˌgræd, -ˌgrɑd, -ˈli nə-)
a former name of Akmola.
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The first witnessed its birth as a Soviet regional industrial center renamed Tselinograd
, where a number of major factories aimed to produce an agricultural revolution in this provincial backwater.
In the 1950s, the city became the center of Khrushchev's Virgin Lands campaign and was renamed Tselinograd
Massimov was born in 1965 in Tselinograd