Sining

or Hsi·ning

[ shee-ning ]
/ ˈʃiˈnɪŋ /

noun Older Spelling.

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Xining

or Hsi·ning, Si·ning

[ shee-ning ]
/ ˈʃiˈnɪŋ /

noun Pinyin.

a city in and the capital of Qinghai province, in W central China.
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Sining
/ (ˈʃiːˈnɪŋ) /

noun

variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Xining

British Dictionary definitions for sining (2 of 2)

Xining

Hsining or Sining

/ (ˈʃiːˈnɪŋ) /

noun

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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