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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
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