Baikonur

geographical name
Bai·​ko·​nur | \ ˌbī-kə-ˈnu̇r How to pronounce Baikonur (audio) \
variants: or Baykonur \ ˌbī-​kə-​ˈnu̇r How to pronounce Baykonur (audio) \ or Bayqongyr \ ˌbī-​ku̇ŋ-​ˈər How to pronounce Bayqongyr (audio) \

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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