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Koko Nor

[koh-koh nawr]
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noun
  1. Qing Hai.
  2. former name of Qinghai.
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Examples from the Web for koko nor

Historical Examples

  • Some Chinese mention a third variety, called mei lu, or "beautiful deer," said to live in the Koko-Nor country.

    Hunting in Many Lands

    Various

  • The Tanguts, restless, predatory tribes, who hover about the north-eastern borderland between Koko-nor and Kansu.

    Man, Past and Present

    Agustus Henry Keane

  • Here the travellers stayed for three months, after which they made their way on to the Koko-Nor Lake.

    A Book of Discovery

    Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge

  • They were now on the main caravan route to the Tibetan frontier and the Koko-Nor.

    A Book of Discovery

    Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge

  • This branch is probably continued in the range which overhangs the Koko-nor on the south, namely, the south Koko-nor Range.


British Dictionary definitions for koko nor

Koko Nor

Kuku Nor

noun
  1. a lake in W China, in Qinghai province in the NE Tibetan Highlands at an altitude of about 3000 m (10 000 ft): the largest lake in China. Area: about 4100 sq km (1600 sq miles)Chinese name: Qinghai
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