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Xinjiang Uygur

geographical name Xin·jiang Uy·gur \ˈshin-ˈjyäŋ-ˈwē-gər\

Definition of Xinjiang Uygur

  1. region W China between the Kunlun & Altai mountains; formerly a province ∗ Ürümqi area 635,829 square miles (1,653,154 square kilometers), pop 15,155,778



Variants of xinjiang uygur

or Sinkiang Uighur play \ˈshin-ˈjyäŋ-ˈwē-gər\ often shortened to Xinjiang or Sinkiang

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