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Altai

geographical name Al·tai \ˌal-ˈtī\

Definition of Altai

  1. 1 mountain system cen Asia between Mongolia & China & between Kazakhstan & Russia

  2. 2 — see gorno-altay

  3. 3 territory SW Russia in Asia ∗ Barnaul area 101,042 square miles (261,699 square kilometers), pop 2,666,000



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