from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- See Almaty.
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- proper n. A former name of Almaty (city in Kazakhstan).
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- n. the largest city in Kazakhstan and the capital until 1998
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It was known as Alma-Ata during the Soviet era, meaning “father of the apple.”
During the 1870s and 1880s, when the place was still called Alma-Ata and the city was being planned by the Russians, the city engineer, a German by the name of Baum, stipulated that every citizen must plant five trees in front of his house.
And another guest, now a New Yorker, traveled to the island to recall his youth in a city once called Alma-Ata - "the father of apples."
Almaty, formerly known as Alma-Ata, is the largest city in Kazakhstan, with a population of
The tournament took place in Almaty (formerly known as Alma-Ata), the largest city in Kazakhstan, with a population of more than 1,2 million.
In Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan, two weeks later, the heads of eight more republics agreed to join.
In Alma-Ata in 1986, thousands had been taken into custody.
It would be used in Prague, in Alma-Ata, in Baku, in Riga, and in Moscow.
Working from a small adobe building, Kalashnikov refined his weapon at the Moscow Aviation Institute, which had moved to Alma-Ata.
For much of the next two years, Kalashnikov shuttled between Schurovo and institutes in Tashkent and Alma-Ata.
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