or Ch'ing·hai, Tsing·hai
- a province in W central China. 269,187 sq. mi. (697,194 sq. km). Capital: Xining.
Formerly Koko Nor.
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Examples from the Web for qinghai
Since January, five people have set themselves on fire in Tibetan areas of adjacent Qinghai province.Tibetan Buddhist Self-Immolation Suicides Go Viral
March 26, 2012
The right way to respond to the Qinghai quake is undoubtedly to focus on the rescue of survivors and recovery of those who died.
Some of those best poised to help those parents will not be available to help anyone in Qinghai who has similarly suffered.
Tsinghai or Chinghai
- a province of NW China: consists largely of mountains and high plateaus. Capital: Xining. Pop: 5 340 000 (2003 est). Area: 721 000 sq km (278 400 sq miles)
- the Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese name for Koko Nor
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