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Altai1

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[al-tahy; Russian uhl-tahy] /ˈæl taɪ; Russian ʌlˈtaɪ/
noun
1.
a territory of the Russian Federation in central Asia. 101,000 sq. mi. (261,700 sq. km).
Capital: Barnaul.

Altai2

[al-tahy] /ˈæl taɪ/
noun, plural Altais (especially collectively) Altai for 1.
1.
a member of a grouping of peoples living mainly in the Gorno-Altai Autonomous Region of the Russian Federation.
2.
the Turkic language of the Altai.
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