Ulan Bator

[ oo-lahn bah-tawr ]
/ ˈu lɑn ˈbɑ tɔr /

noun

a city in and the capital of the Mongolian People's Republic, in E central Asia: former holy city of Mongols.
Chinese Kulun. Formerly Urga.

Definition for ulan bator (2 of 2)

Mongolian People's Republic

noun

a republic in E central Asia, in N Mongolia. About 600,000 sq. mi. (1,500,000 sq. km). Capital: Ulan Bator.

Formerly Outer Mongolia. Also called Mongolia.
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British Dictionary definitions for ulan bator (1 of 2)

Mongolian People's Republic

noun

the former name of Mongolia (def. 1)

British Dictionary definitions for ulan bator (2 of 2)

Ulan Bator

Ulaanbaatar

/ (ʊˈlɑːn ˈbɑːtɔː) /

noun

the capital of Mongolia, in the N central part: developed in the mid-17th century around the Da Khure monastery, residence until 1924 of successive "living Buddhas" (third in rank of Buddhist-Lamaist leaders), and main junction of caravan routes across Mongolia; university (1942); industrial and commercial centre. Pop: 842 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1924): Urga Chinese name: Kulun

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