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Syllabification: Al·ma·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌalˈmätē
(also Alma-Ata /ˌälmə əˈtä/)

Definition of Almaty in English:

The largest city and former capital of Kazakhstan, in the southeastern part of the republic; population 1,247,900 (est. 2006). Former name (until 1921) Verny.

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