Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • 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.

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  • proper noun The largest city in and former (until 1998) capital of Kazakhstan, formerly known as Alma-Ata.

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  • noun the largest city in Kazakhstan and the capital until 1998

Etymologies

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Transliteration from the Kazakh name Алматы (Almatı), which is an adjective form of Kazakh word for apple (алма).

Examples

  • Administrative divisions: 14 oblystar (singular -- oblysy) and 3 cities (qala, singular -- qalasy) *; Almaty, Almaty*, Aqmola (Astana),

    The 1999 CIA Factbook

  • Administrative divisions: 14 oblystar (singular - oblysy) and 3 cities (qala, singular - qalasy) *; Almaty, Almaty*, Aqmola (Astana),

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • 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.

    Spero News

  • 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.

    Spero News

  • 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.

    Channel NewsAsia Front Page News

  • ALMATY -- The trial of three Kazakh opposition leaders accused of conspiracy has begun in Almaty, RFE / RL's Kazakh Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Another acquaintance of mine in Almaty recently expressed relief that the end of the crisis was now in sight as oil prices have increased.

    Global Voices in English » Kazkahstan: Public administration discussed by bloggers

  • Embassy in Almaty, Kazakhstan, he met with a tall, bullet-headed man he knew only as Col. Korbator.

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