- a city in W Xinjiang Uygur, in W China, in a large oasis of the Tarim Basin.
Also called Yarkand, Yarkend.
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Soche or So-ch'e
- a town in W China, in the W Xinjiang: a centre of the caravan trade between China, India, and Transcaspian areasAlso called: Yarkand
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