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Ulan Bator

[oo-lahn bah-tawr] /ˈu lɑn ˈbɑ tɔr/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of the Mongolian People's Republic, in E central Asia: former holy city of Mongols.
Chinese Kulun.
Formerly Urga.

Mongolian People's Republic

noun
1.
a republic in E central Asia, in N Mongolia. About 600,000 sq. mi. (1,500,000 sq. km).
Capital: Ulan Bator.
Formerly Outer Mongolia.
Also called Mongolia.
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Ulan Bator

/ʊˈlɑːn ˈbɑːtɔː/
noun
1.
the capital of Mongolia, in the N central part: developed in the mid-17th century around the Da Khure monastery, residence until 1924 of successive "living Buddhas" (third in rank of Buddhist-Lamaist leaders), and main junction of caravan routes across Mongolia; university (1942); industrial and commercial centre. Pop: 842 000 (2005 est) Former name (until 1924) Urga Chinese name Kulun

Mongolian People's Republic

noun
1.
the former name of Mongolia (sense 1)
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