Hotan

geographical name
Ho·​tan | \ ˈhō-ˈtän How to pronounce Hotan (audio) \
variants: or Ho-t'ien \ ˈhō-​ˈtyen How to pronounce Ho-t'ien (audio) \ or Khotan \ ˈḵō-​ˈtän How to pronounce Khotan (audio) \

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town and oasis on the southern edge of the Taklimakan Desert in the western China region of Xinjiang Uygur

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“Hotan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hotan. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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