Yarkand

geographical name
Yar·​kand | \ yär-ˈkänd How to pronounce Yarkand (audio) \
variants: or Yarkant \ yär-​ˈkänt How to pronounce Yarkand (audio) \

Definition of Yarkand

river in Kashmir and China flowing from the Karakoram Range north and west to join the Hotan River in Xinjiang Uygur forming the Tarim River

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“Yarkand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yarkand. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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