Meaning of Altai

Al•tai

Pronunciation: (al'tī Russ. ul&sylptī'), [key]
— n.
  1. a territory of the Russian Federation in central Asia. 2,675,000; 101,000 sq. mi. (261,700 sq. km). Cap.: Barnaul.

Al•tai

Pronunciation: (al'tī), [key]
— pl. -tais, -tai
  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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