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Republic of Buryatia

[ ri-puhb-likuhv boor-yah-tee-ah ]
/ rɪˈpʌb lɪk əv ˌbʊrˈyɑ ti ɑ /
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noun
an automomous republic in the Russian Federation in Asia, east of Lake Baikal. About 35,650 sq. mi. (351,300 sq. km). Capital: Ulan Ude.
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Former official name Buryat Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic . Formerly Buryat Autonomous Republic, Buriat Autonomous Republic .
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