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Ürümqi

or U·rum·chi, U·rum·tsi

[y-rym-chee]
noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Xinjiang Uygur region, in NW China.
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Formerly Dihua.
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British Dictionary definitions for urumchi

Urumchi

rmqi or Wu-lu-mu-ch'i

noun
  1. a city in NW China, capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region: trading centre on a N route between China and central Asia. Pop: 1 562 000 (2005 est)Former name: Tihwa
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