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Meaning of Xinjiang Uygur

Xin•jiang Uy•gur

Pronunciation: (shin'jyäng' wē'gur), [key]
— n.
  1. an autonomous region in NW China, bordering Tibet, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Tadzhikistan, Pakistan, and India: formerly a province. 13,840,000; 635,830 sq. mi. (1,646,800 sq. km). Cap.: Ürümqi.
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