Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.


see AltaiAltai
or Altay
, geologically complex mountain system of central Asia; largely in the Altai Republic, Russia, and in Kazakhstan, but extending into W Mongolia (where it is called the Mongolian, or Gobi, Altai), and into N China.
..... Click the link for more information.
, mountain system, Asia.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Recalling that three years have passed since the start of the 24th parliamentary term, Altay said: "People are trying to create an atmosphere of public sympathy over Engin Alan's captivity ahead of the upcoming presidential election.
Altay asked Atalay about how many public officials was launched administrative investigation and what were the results of these investigations, as well as asking the numbers of the triple decrees sent to the President Abdullah GE-l's office for approval in order to remove the high-ranked public officials and how many of these decrees were signed off.
The RoRo Altay's naval accomplice was identified as the Ropucha-class landing ship 'Alexander Otrakovsky' whose military cargo is completely hidden inside internal bays and can only be guessed.
After two clean sweep victories over Canberra Heat and Yan Chai, Arabi fought three close games before going down 27-25, 26-24, 25-22 against VC Altay. With the win, the Kazakh club made it to the last eight with a perfect record in the group stages.
In a recent parliamentary inquiry, Altay questioned whether the inspectors of the ministry had faced pressure from some private companies and ministry officials to close down some of the investigations.
The Kazak herdsman, Berek Sawut, from Qinghe County in Altay Prefecture made the extraordinary discovery around 5 p.m.
"Just recently, the Turkish company TAV won a tender for the development of new airport in Abu Dhabi," said Vural Altay, the Turkish ambassador.
Summary: A media delegation from the Republic of Kazakhstan led by Altay I.