a region in W China between the Tien Shan and Kunlun mountain ranges. About 350,000 sq. mi. (906,000 sq. km).
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How to use Tarim Basin in a sentence
Desert heat naturally mummified hundreds of bodies buried in western China’s Tarim Basin from roughly 4,000 to 1,800 years ago.DNA from mysterious Asian mummies reveals their surprising ancestry | Bruce Bower | October 27, 2021 | Science News
The Tarim Basin may well have been a great lake surrounded by a zone of garden instead of the sandy waste which it is to-day.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe | John M. Tyler
The Tarim Basin, though sometimes united under foreign rule, had no indigenous national unity.Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3 (of 3) | Charles Eliot