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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast Russia east of Irkutsk. Founded in 1653, it is a manufacturing center on the Trans-Siberian railroad. Population: 308,000.

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  • proper n. A city in Siberia, Russia, administrative centre of Zabaykalsky Krai.

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From Russian Чита (Čitá) (Wiktionary)

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