Bal·​ti ˈbəl-tē How to pronounce Balti (audio) ˈbȯl- How to pronounce Balti (audio)
: a Tibeto-Burman language of northern Kashmir

Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Balti was in 1864

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Cite this Entry

“Balti.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

town formerly in Romania, but now in north central Moldova population 144,000

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