Examples from the Web for tibet
Some officials in China do recognize that Tibet is a time bomb waiting to explode.
China claims Tibet as its own; but it cannot be moved by the deaths of Tibetans because it knows they are foreign.
China in Tibet has always been, like Britain in India and Spain in the Americas, an alien overlord.
Perhaps encouraged by such accommodative silence, China has tightened its grip over Tibet.
Today, North Korea is believed by some experts to be more accessible to journalists than Tibet.
It is impossible to place the ancient town of Tibet accurately.The Gates of India|Thomas Holdich
At Tali-fang one would have to depend upon his own resources to get a guide to take him into Tibet, he said.Caravans By Night|Harry Hervey
And you will diligently inform yourself of the manufactures, productions, and goods which are to be procured in Tibet.A Book of Discovery|Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
The effect of all the coin that we took to and left in the country must have had a curious economic effect on Tibet.To Lhassa at Last|Powell Millington
The west wind, which swept all day over Tibet, rustled pleasantly through the grass.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Sven Hedin
British Dictionary definitions for tibet
Word Origin and History for tibet
said to be a corruption in Chinese or Arabic of Bod, indigenous name, of unknown origin. As an adjective in English, Tibetian is older (1747) but Tibetan (1822) is now the usual word.