geographical name \ˈhō-ˈhōt\

Definition of HOHHOT

city N China of Inner Mongolia pop 652,534

Variants of HOHHOT

Hoh·hot or Hu·he·hot \ˈhü-(ˌ)hā-ˈhōt\ or Hu–ho–hao–t'e \ˈhü-ˈhō-ˈha-ˈtə\


geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

City (pop., 2003 est.: 826,354), capital of Inner Mongolia autonomous region, northern China. The original Mongol city was an important religious centre for Tibetan Buddhism and later a Muslim trading community. After World War II (1939–45) it developed into an industrial centre with sugar refining, woolens, and an iron and steel industry. Its university (1957) was the first in Inner Mongolia. The city is a regional cultural centre.

Variants of HOHHOT

Hohhot or Hu-ho-hao-t'e or Huhehot Mongol Kuk-ukhoto


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