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Inner Mongolia

[ in-er mong-goh-lee-uh, ‐mon ]
/ ˈɪn ər mɒŋˈgoʊ li ə, ‐mɒn /
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an administrative division in northeastern China, adjoining the Mongolian People's Republic. 174,000 sq. mi. (450,660 sq. km). Capital: Hohhot.

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Also called Nei Mon·gol [ney-mong-guhl, -gohl, mon-], /ˈneɪ ˈmɒŋ gəl, -goʊl, ˈmɒn-/, Nei Mong·gol [ney-mong-gohl, mon-]; /ˈneɪ ˈmɒŋˈgoʊl, ˈmɒn-/; (Pinyin) Nei·meng·gu [ney-mœng-gy] /ˈneɪˈmœŋˈgü/ . Official name In·ner Mon·go·li·a Au·ton·o·mous Re·gion.

Origin of Inner Mongolia

First recorded in 1830–35
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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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