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Koko Nor

[koh-koh nawr] /ˈkoʊˈkoʊ ˈnɔr/
noun
1.
2.
former name of Qinghai.
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  • This branch is probably continued in the range which overhangs the koko-nor on the south, namely, the south koko-nor Range.

  • They were now on the main caravan route to the Tibetan frontier and the koko-nor.

    A Book of Discovery Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
  • Here the travellers stayed for three months, after which they made their way on to the koko-nor Lake.

    A Book of Discovery Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
  • Some Chinese mention a third variety, called mei lu, or "beautiful deer," said to live in the koko-nor country.

  • The Tanguts, restless, predatory tribes, who hover about the north-eastern borderland between koko-nor and Kansu.

    Man, Past and Present Agustus Henry Keane
British Dictionary definitions for koko-nor

Koko Nor

/ˈkəʊˈkəʊ ˈnɔː/
noun
1.
a lake in W China, in Qinghai province in the NE Tibetan Highlands at an altitude of about 3000 m (10 000 ft): the largest lake in China. Area: about 4100 sq km (1600 sq miles) Chinese name Qinghai
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