Tibet

geographical name Ti·bet \ tə-ˈbet \
variants: or Xizang or Hsi-tsang play \ˈshēd-ˈzäŋ\

Definition of Tibet

region of southwestern China on a high plateau (average altitude 16,000 feet, or 4877 meters) north of the Himalayas and bordering on India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Myanmar (Burma); capital Lhasa area 471,660 square miles (1,226,316 square kilometers), population 3,002,165
see also tibetan

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