Qinghai

geographical name
Qing·​hai

Definition of Qinghai 

1 \ˈchiŋ-​ˈhī \ or Koko Nor \ˌkō-​(ˌ)kō-​ˈnȯr \ or Ch'ing-hai \ˈchiŋ-​ˈhī \ shallow saline lake in Qinghai province, west central China, at an altitude of 10,515 feet (3205 meters)

2 or Tsinghai \ˈchiŋ-​ˈhī \ province of central western China; capital Xining area 278,378 square miles (723,783 square kilometers), population 5,626,723

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