[ sahl-yoot ]
/ ˈsɑlˌyut /
one of a series of Soviet earth-orbiting space stations, first launched in 1971.
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Origin of Salyut
< Russian Salyút literally, salute < French
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British Dictionary definitions for salyut
/ (sælˈjuːt) /
any of a series of seven Soviet space stations. The first was launched into earth orbit in April 1971 and the last was launched in April 1982. The Salyut programme led to the Mir space station
Word Origin for Salyut
C20: Russian: salute
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