Yinchuan

geographical name
Yin·​chuan | \ ˈyin-ˈchwän How to pronounce Yinchuan (audio) , -ˈchwen\
variants: or formerly Ningsia or Ninghsia \ ˈniŋ-​ˈshyä How to pronounce Ninghsia (audio) \

Definition of Yinchuan

city in northern China on the Huang (Yellow) River population 1,159,500

Note: Yinchuan is the capital of the region of Ningxia Huizu.

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