a city in SE Kazakhstan: the former capital.
Prince Harry and Cressida reportedly stayed in a luxury chalet in the mountains above the city of Almaty.
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a city in SE Kazakhstan; capital of Kazakhstan (1991–97): an important trading centre. Pop: 1 103 000 (2005 est) Former name (until 1927) Verny Also called Alma-Ata
. Historical Examples We find the most notable, if not the only, purely Egyptian dancer of our time in the alme or Ghowazee. The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 8 Ambrose Bierce The much admired alme is a picture of low scope, excusable only as an historic representation. From the Oak to the Olive […]
Francisco de [frahn-seesh-koo duh] /frɑ̃ˈsiʃ kʊ də/ (Show IPA), 1450?–1510, Portuguese military leader: first Portuguese viceroy in India. Historical Examples Another chronicle affirms that Tarik found the “table” at a city called Almeida, now perhaps Olmedo. The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume I (of 3) Leonard Williams Almeida could do nothing but yield, […]
. noun (Judaism) (in Ashkenazic usage) the raised platform in a synagogue on which the reading desk stands Also called bema, bimah, bima
noun a city in the E Netherlands, in Overijssel province. Pop: 72 000 (2003 est) Historical Examples almelo′, a town of Holland, province of Overyssel, on the Vechte; with manufactures of linen. The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1 Various