the largest species of wild ass, Equus kiang: found in Tibet, northern Nepal, and the northern Indian region of Ladakh, the kiang was once considered a subspecies of the onager but is now classified as a distinct species.
- Also called Ti·bet·an wild ass .
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How to use kiang in a sentence
It is situated at the mouth of the Yangtse-kiang, the largest river of Asia, navigable for fifteen hundred miles.
I was travelling on a missionary tour in the province of Cheh-kiang, and had to pass the night in a very wicked town.Separation and Service | James Hudson Taylor
Confining attention to Asia these figures, large though they seem, are far exceeded by those of the Yangtsze-kiang.The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir | Sir James McCrone Douie
Down in kiang Su a scholar cut off his left arm and with the red blood wrote his appeal.Where Half The World Is Waking Up | Clarence Poe
Adul had caught a kiang foal four months old, which was ill and kept always turning round.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2) | Sven Hedin
British Dictionary definitions for kiang
a variety of the wild ass, Equus hemionus, that occurs in Tibet and surrounding regions: Compare onager
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