[kah-shee, kash-ee]

noun Pinyin.

a city in W Xinjiang Uygur, in extreme W China.

Also called Kash·gar [kash-gahr, kahsh-] /ˈkæʃ gɑr, ˈkɑʃ-/.Formerly Shufu.
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  • Also this my stick is the Kotwal of Kashi, and he keeps tally of my pilgrims.

    The Bridge-Builders

    Rudyard Kipling

  • Also an evil deed has been done against me by the men of Kashi.

    Archology and the Bible

    George A. Barton

  • I directed him to a Himalayan master who, to this day, guides the reborn Kashi.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda

  • My love for Kashi, and the pledge to find him after death, night and day haunted me.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda

  • I thanked Kashi Moni for sharing with me her wondrous experiences.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda

British Dictionary definitions for kashi


Kashgar (ˈkɑːʃˈɡɑː)


an oasis city in W China, in W Xinjiang. Pop: 318 000 (2005 est)
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