Definition for AL-TA'IC, or AL-TA'IAN

AL-TA'IC, or AL-TA'IAN, a. [Tart. alatau, perhaps al-tag, high mountain. Tooke 1, 121.]

Pertaining to the Altai, a vast ridge of mountains extending, in an easterly direction, through a considerable part of Asia, and forming a boundary between the Russian and Chinese dominions. – Pinkerton. Encyc.

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