Al·ma·ty (äl′mə-tē) Formerly Al·ma-A·ta (älmə-ätə, əl-mäə-tä)
A city of Kazakhstan in the southeast part of the country near the border of Kyrgyzstan. Founded in the 1850s as a Russian fort and trading post, the city served as the capital of Kazakhstan from 1929 to 1997 and is the commercial and cultural center of the country.
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