or Al·tay

[ al-tahy; Russian uhl-tahy ]
/ ˈæl taɪ; Russian ʌlˈtaɪ /


a territory of the Russian Federation in central Asia. 101,000 sq. mi. (261,700 sq. km). Capital: Barnaul.

Definition for altai (2 of 2)

[ al-tahy ]
/ ˈæl taɪ /

noun, plural Al·tais, (especially collectively) Al·tai for 1.

a member of a grouping of peoples living mainly in the Gorno-Altai Autonomous Region of the Russian Federation.
the Turkic language of the Altai. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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