Pronunciation: (nō"vu-kooz-netsk'; Russ. nu-vu-kOO-znyetsk'), [key]
a city in the S Russian Federation in central Asia: an industrial center is located here because of coal deposits of the Kuznetsk Basin. 600,000. Formerly, Stalinsk.
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