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Xinjiang Uygur

[shin-jyahng wee-ger] /ˈʃɪnˈdʒyɑŋ ˈwi gər/
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1.
an autonomous region in NW China, bordering Tibet, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Tadzhikistan, Pakistan, and India: formerly a province. 635,830 sq. mi. (1,646,800 sq. km).
Capital: Ürümqi.
Official name Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
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Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

/ˈʃɪnˈdʒjæŋ ˈwiːɡʊə/
noun
1.
an administrative division of NW China: established in 1955 for the Uygur ethnic minority, with autonomous subdivisions for other small minorities; produces over half China's wool and contains valuable mineral resources. Capital: Ürümqi. Pop: 19 340 000 (2003 est). Area: 1 646 799 sq km (635 829 sq miles)
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