Definition of Alma-ata

1. Noun. The largest city in Kazakhstan and the capital until 1998.

Exact synonyms: Almaty
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Kazak, Kazakh, Kazakhstan, Kazakstan, Republic Of Kazakhstan

Definition of Alma-ata

1. Proper noun. A former name of the city Almaty in Kazakhstan. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alma-ata

Allium porrum
Allium sativum
Allium schoenoprasum
Allium scorodoprasum
Allium sphaerocephalum
Allium tricoccum
Allium triquetrum
Allium tuberosum
Allium ursinum
Allium vineale
Almeida's disease
Almen's test for blood

Literary usage of Alma-ata

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1. Nutrition and Development by Margaret R. Biswas, Per Pinstrup-Andersen (1985)
"The Alma Ata Declaration on Primary Health Care expressly stated that the ... The WHO International Conference on Primary Health Care at Alma Ata, USSR, ..."

2. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"... they constitute only 30 per cent, of Its population. Russian settlers make up 43 per cent, and Ukrainians в per cent. CAPITAL. Alma-Ata (formerly ..."

3. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Screening examination of 12191 students in their first year of study at medical faculties and technical institutes in Moscow, Kharkov, Alma-Ata and Tashkent ..."

4. The New Detente: Rethinking East-West Relations by Mary Kaldor, Gerard Holden, Richard A. Falk (1989)
"After Alma-Ata, Moscow became much more careful in similar situations - which helped the traditional leaderships in the Ukraine and a series of other ..."

5. Biological Weapons: The Threat Posed by Terrorists (2000)
"Alma-Ata is in central Asia, not fer from the Chinese border, on the medieval silk route. His first language was Kazakh, and he learned Russian at school He ..."

6. Supporting Local Health Care in a Chronic Crisis: Management and Financing by Dennis Dijkzeul, Caroline Lynch (2006)
"7In 1978, the Alma Ata DeclaraciĆ³n set forth the goal of achieving primary health ... The 1987 Bamako initiative elaborated on the Alma Ata Declaration by ..."

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