an industrial region in the S Russian Federation in Asia: coal fields.
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Kuzbass (Russian kuzˈbas)
a region of S Russia, in the Kemerovo Region of W Siberia: the richest coalfield in the country, with reserves of iron ore. Chief industrial centre: Novokuznetsk. Area: about 69 900 sq km (27 000 sq miles)
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