Definition of Baikonur in English:


Line breaks: Bai¦ko|nur
Pronunciation: /ˌbʌɪkəˈnʊə
(also Baykonur)
  • A mining town in central Kazakhstan. The world’s first satellite (1957) and the first manned space flight (1961) were launched from the former Soviet space centre nearby.

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