American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Formerly Al·ma-A·ta (älˈmə-äˈtə, əl-mäˈə-täˈ)Almaty 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. Population: 1,180,000.
- n. the largest city in Kazakhstan and the capital until 1998
- Transliteration from the Kazakh name Алматы (Almatı), which is an adjective form of Kazakh word for apple (алма). (Wiktionary)
“Administrative divisions: 14 oblystar (singular - oblysy) and 3 cities (qala, singular - qalasy) *; Almaty, Almaty*, Aqmola (Astana),”
“Administrative divisions: 14 oblystar (singular -- oblysy) and 3 cities (qala, singular -- qalasy) *; Almaty, Almaty*, Aqmola (Astana),”
“ALMATY -- Editors of the Bishkek-based stan. tv say two people used the murder of their colleague to conduct a search of their office in Almaty, RFE/RL's Kazakh Service reports.”
“ALMATY -- The trial of three Kazakh opposition leaders accused of conspiracy has begun in Almaty, RFE / RL's Kazakh Service reports.”
“ALMATY (Reuters) - Hundreds of Uighurs rallied in Kazakhstan's largest city Almaty on Thursday to mourn those who died in violent clashes in the neighbouring Xinjiang region of Agriculture, checks a container holding tamarisk plants and yellow-striped Diorhabdas in an”
“ALMATY (Reuters) - Hundreds of Uighurs rallied in Kazakhstan's largest city Almaty on Thursday to mourn those who died in violent clashes in the neighbouring Xinjiang region of China has made public a list of names and photographs of 15 Uighurs wanted for their roles in rioting which killed almost 200 people in the”
“ALMATY: Thirty-eight people were killed on Sunday when fire ripped through a drugs treatment facility in a city outside Kazakhstan's largest city Almaty, emergency officials said.”
“Another acquaintance of mine in Almaty recently expressed relief that the end of the crisis was now in sight as oil prices have increased.”
“Embassy in Almaty, Kazakhstan, he met with a tall, bullet-headed man he knew only as Col. Korbator.”
“This price is valid for the provinces, and it's more expensive in Almaty and Astana.”
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