Meaning of Taklamakan

Ta•kla•ma•kan

Pronunciation: (tä"klu-mu-kän'), [key]
— n.
  1. a desert in S central Xingjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. ab. 125,000 sq. mi. (323,750 sq. km).
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