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Semipalatinsk

[sem-i-puh-lah-tinsk; Russian syi-myi-puh-lah-tyinsk] /ˌsɛm ɪ pəˈlɑ tɪnsk; Russian syɪ myɪ pʌˈlɑ tyɪnsk/
noun
1.
a city in NE Kazakhstan, on the Irtysh River.
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  • Tobolsk, Tomsk, and Semipalatinsk are collecting stations for Siberian products, and each is built on navigable waters.

    Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway
  • Semipalatinsk, the capital , stands on the Irtish; has two annual fairs, and is an important trading mart.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • Those in the neighbourhood of Semipalatinsk may be instanced in the first case and those in the island of Yezo in the second.

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Semipalatinsk

/Russian sɪmipaˈlatinsk/
noun
1.
a city in NE Kazakhstan on the Irtysh River; an important communications centre. Pop: 282 000 (2005 est)
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