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Shache

[ shah-chœ ]
/ ˈʃɑˈtʃœ /
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noun Pinyin.
a city in western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, in northwestern China, in a large oasis of the Tarim Basin.
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Also (Wade-Giles) So·che [saw-chuh] /ˈsɔˈtʃʌ/ .
Also called Yar·kand [yahr-kand, -kahnd], /yɑrˈkænd, -ˈkɑnd/, Yar·kend [yahr-kend] /yɑrˈkɛnd/ .

Origin of Shache

From Chinese Shāchē, from Uyghur Yarkand “Cliff City”
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British Dictionary definitions for Shache

Shache

Soche or So-ch'e

/ (ˈʃæˈtʃeɪ) /

noun
a town in W China, in the W Xinjiang: a centre of the caravan trade between China, India, and Transcaspian areasAlso called: Yarkand
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