Inner Mongolia

geographical name
Inner Mon·​go·​lia | \ män-ˈgōl-yə How to pronounce Inner Mongolia (audio) , mäŋ-, -ˈgō-lē-ə\
variants: or Nei Monggol \ ˈnā-​ˈmän-​ˌgōl How to pronounce Nei Monggol (audio) , -​ˈmäŋ-​ \ or Nei-meng-ku \ ˈnā-​ˈməŋ-​ˈkü How to pronounce Nei-meng-ku (audio) \

Definition of Inner Mongolia

autonomous region of northern China in western Manchuria sharing a long border with Mongolia and a shorter one with Russia; capital Hohhot area 454,633 square miles (1,182,046 square kilometers), population 24,706,291

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