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Sining

or Hsi·ning

[shee-ning]
noun Older Spelling.
  1. Xining.
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Xining

or Hsi·ning, Si·ning

[shee-ning]
noun Pinyin.
  1. a city in and the capital of Qinghai province, in W central China.
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Historical Examples of sining

  • Sining is on the western frontier of Kansuh, towards Kokonor.

    Mythical Monsters

    Charles Gould

  • Skinny has just arrove back in camp from the trenches and got the news about the sining of the armistice.


British Dictionary definitions for sining

Sining

noun
  1. variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Xining
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Xining

Hsining or Sining

noun
  1. a city in W China, capital of Qinghai province, at an altitude of 2300 m (7500 ft). Pop: 689 000 (2005 est)
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