Baikonur

geographical name Bai·ko·nur \ ˌbī-kə-ˈnu̇r \
variants: or Baykonur play \ˌbī-kə-ˈnu̇r\ or Bayqongyr play \ˌbī-ku̇ŋ-ˈər\

Definition of Baikonur

locality in central Kazakhstan that is the site of a Soviet-built facility from which Earth satellites and interplanetary probes are launched

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