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Kashi

[kah-shee, kash-ee] /ˈkɑˈʃi, ˈkæʃ i/
noun, Pinyin.
1.
a city in W Xinjiang Uygur, in extreme W China.
Also called Kashgar
[kash-gahr, kahsh-] /ˈkæʃ gɑr, ˈkɑʃ-/ (Show IPA)
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Formerly Shufu.
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Kashi

/ˈkɑːˈʃiː/
noun
1.
an oasis city in W China, in W Xinjiang. Pop: 318 000 (2005 est)
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oasis city, western Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang, far western China. Kashgar lies at the western end of the Tarim Basin, in a fertile oasis of loess (silt deposited by the wind) and alluvial soils watered by the Kaxgar (Kashgar) River and by a series of wells. The climate of the area is extremely arid, with variable precipitation averaging about 3 inches (75 mm) per year (most falling as rain during the hot summer months). Average temperatures range from 21 F (6 C) in January to 79 F (26 C) in July.

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