Hohhot

[ hoh-hoht ]
/ ˈhoʊˈhoʊt /

noun

a city in and the capital of Inner Mongolia, in N China.

Also Huhehot, Huhehaote.

Formerly Kweihwa, Kweisui.

Inner Mongolia

noun

an administrative division in NE China, adjoining the Mongolian People's Republic. 174,000 sq. mi. (450,660 sq. km). Capital: Hohhot.
Also called Neimenggu, Nei Mongol. Official name Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

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British Dictionary definitions for hohhot

Hohhot

Huhehot or Hu-ho-hao-t'e

/ (ˈhɒˈhɒt) /

noun

a city in N China, capital of Inner Mongolia (since 1954); previously capital of the former Suiyüan province; Inner Mongolia University (1957). Pop: 998 000 (2005 est)

Inner Mongolia

noun

an autonomous region of NE China: consists chiefly of the Mongolian plateau, with the Gobi Desert in the north and the Great Wall of China in the south. Capital: Hohhot. Pop: 23 800 000 (2003 est). Area: 1 177 500 sq km (459 225 sq miles)
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