Ürümqi

or U·rum·chi, U·rum·tsi

[ y-rym-chee ]
/ ˈüˈrümˈtʃi /

noun

a city in and the capital of Xinjiang Uygur region, in northwestern China.

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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/ .

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Example sentences from the Web for Ürümqi

  • There are deep-seated tensions in China—the riots in Tibet last year and in Urumqi this summer being only two recent examples.

    Why China Eclipsed Russia|Peter Osnos|July 30, 2009|DAILY BEAST