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Kalgan

[kahl-gahn]
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noun
  1. Zhangjiakou.
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Examples from the Web for kalgan

Historical Examples

  • The main trails that cross Mongolia from Kalgan to Urga are two.

    A Wayfarer in China

    Elizabeth Kendall

  • Post-routes, between Kalgan and Siberian frontier, 245, 246.

    A Wayfarer in China

    Elizabeth Kendall

  • From Kalgan they travelled westwards to Taitong, where the wall was not so high.

    The Life of Gordon, Volume I

    Demetrius Charles Boulger

  • The name Kalgan is Mongolian, and means a barrier or “gate-beam.”

  • He left Peking on August 5, and reached Kalgan four days later.


British Dictionary definitions for kalgan

Kalgan

noun
  1. a former name of Zhangjiakou
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