Aqtöbe[äkˌtœ-bĕˈ] also Ak·tyu·binsk [äk-tyo͞oˈbĭnsk]
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A city of western Kazakhstan southeast of Samara, Russia. Founded in 1869, it is a metallurgical center. Population: 250,000.