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Hotan

[haw-tahn] /ˈhɔˈtɑn/
noun, Pinyin.
1.
an oasis in W China, in SW Xinjiang.
2.
the chief city in this oasis.
Also, Hetian, Hotien, Khotan.
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  • Hotan oun ti sma kata mden exallatttai tn proparchontn, hsychazein auto phamen; ei d' existaito p, kat' ekeino kineisthai.

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Hotan

/ˈhəʊˈtæn/
noun
1.
an oasis in W China, in the Taklimakan Shamo desert of central Xinjiang, around the seasonal Hotan River
2.
the chief town of this oasis, situated at the foot of the Kunlun Mountains. Pop: 114 000 (2006 est)
Also called Khotan, Hetian
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