or U·rum·chi, U·rum·tsi
[ y-rym-chee ]
/ ˈüˈrümˈtʃi /
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a city in and the capital of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, in northwestern China.
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Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
Also (Pinyin) Wu·lu·mu·qi, (Wade-Giles) Wu·lu·mu·chi [wy-ly-my-chœ] /ˈwüˈlüˈmüˈtʃœ/ .
Formerly (Pinyin) Di·hua, (Wade-Giles) Ti·hua, (Older Spelling) Ti·hwa [dee-hwah] /ˈdiˈʰwɑ/ .
Origin of Ürümqi
First recorded in 1910–15 in spelling Urumchi; from Mongolian: literally, “Beautiful Pasture”
Words nearby Ürümqi
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How to use Ürümqi in a sentence
There are deep-seated tensions in China—the riots in Tibet last year and in Urumqi this summer being only two recent examples.