Baikonur

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