Pronunciation: (al'tī; Russ. ul-tī'),[key] —n. a territory of the Russian Federation in central Asia. 2,675,000; 101,000 sq. mi. (261,700 sq. km). Cap.: Barnaul. Also,Altay.
Pronunciation: (al'tī),[key] —n., —pl.-tais,(esp. collectively)-taifor 1. 1. a member of a grouping of peoples living mainly in the Gorno-Altai Autonomous Region of the Russian Federation.
2. the Turkic language of the Altai.