Qinghai

geographical name
Qing·​hai | \ ˈchiŋ-ˈhī How to pronounce Qinghai (audio) \

Definition of Qinghai

1 or Koko Nor \ ˌkō-​(ˌ)kō-​ˈnȯr How to pronounce Qinghai (audio) \ or Ch'ing-hai \ ˈchiŋ-​ˈhī How to pronounce Qinghai (audio) \ shallow saline lake in Qinghai province, west central China, at an altitude of 10,515 feet (3205 meters)
2 or Tsinghai \ ˈchiŋ-​ˈhī How to pronounce Qinghai (audio) \ province of central western China; capital Xining area 278,378 square miles (723,783 square kilometers), population 5,626,723

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“Qinghai.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Qinghai. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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