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Mongolian People's Republic

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noun
  1. a republic in E central Asia, in N Mongolia. About 600,000 sq. mi. (1,500,000 sq. km). Capital: Ulan Bator.
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Formerly Outer Mongolia.Also called Mongolia.

Mongolia

[mong-goh-lee-uh, mon-]
noun
  1. a region in Asia including Inner Mongolia of China and the Mongolian People's Republic.
  2. Also Nei Monggol. Inner Mongolia.
  3. Outer, former name of Mongolian People's Republic.
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British Dictionary definitions for outer mongolia

Outer Mongolia

noun
  1. the former name (until 1924) of the republic of Mongolia
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Mongolian People's Republic

noun
  1. the former name of Mongolia (def. 1)
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Mongolia

noun
  1. a republic in E central Asia: made a Chinese province in 1691; became autonomous in 1911 and a republic in 1924; multiparty democracy introduced in 1990. It consists chiefly of a high plateau, with the Gobi Desert in the south, a large lake district in the northwest, and the Altai and Khangai Mountains in the west Official language: Khalkha. Religion: nonreligious majority. Currency: tugrik. Capital: Ulan Bator. Pop: 3 226 516 (2013 est). Area: 1 565 000 sq km (604 095 sq miles)Former names: (until 1924) Outer Mongolia, (1924–92) Mongolian People's Republic
  2. a vast region of central Asia, inhabited chiefly by Mongols: now divided into the republic of Mongolia, Inner Mongolia (the Mongol Autonomous Region of China), and the Tuva Republic of S Russia; at its height during the 13th century under Genghis Khan
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outer mongolia in Culture

Mongolia

Country in north-central Asia, bordered by Russian Siberia to the north, and China to the east, south, and west. Its capital and largest city is Ulan Bator.

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It is unofficially called Outer Mongolia.

Note

Mongolia proclaimed itself independent from China in 1911. With Soviet support, a communist regime was established in 1921. In 1990, the Communist party gave up its monopoly on power.
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