Tengri Nor

[ teng-gree-nawr, nohr ]
/ ˈtɛŋ griˈnɔr, ˈnoʊr /

noun

a salt lake in eastern Tibet, northwest of Lhasa. About 700 square miles (1,813 square kilometers); 15,186 feet (4,629 meters) above sea level.

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Origin of Tengri Nor

First recorded in 1840–45; from Mongolian Tenger Nuur “Heavenly Lake”
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Example sentences from the Web for Tengri Nor

  • He gave me also much valuable information about the country round Nam-tso or Tengri-nor, where he was born.

British Dictionary definitions for Tengri Nor

Tengri Nor
/ (ˈtɛŋɡrɪ ˈnɔː) /

noun

another name for Nam Co
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