Khotan

Khotan

[khoh-tahn, koh-]
noun
Older spelling. Hotan.
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Khotan (ˈkəʊˈtɑːn)
 
n
another name for Hotan

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khotan

oasis town, southwestern Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang, far western China. Hotan forms a county-level city and is the administrative centre of the Hotan prefecture (diqu), which administers a string of counties based on the oases along the southern edge of the Takla Makan Desert.

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