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Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

Sinkiang-Uighur Autonomous Region (ˈsɪnˈkjæŋ)

/ (ˈʃɪnˈdʒjæŋ ˈwiːɡʊə) /
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noun
an administrative division of NW China: established in 1955 for the Uygur ethnic minority, with autonomous subdivisions for other small minorities; produces over half China's wool and contains valuable mineral resources. Capital: Ürümqi. Pop: 19 340 000 (2003 est). Area: 1 646 799 sq km (635 829 sq miles)
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Xing, Xingú, Xinhua, Xining, Xinjiang, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Xinxiang, -xion, xi particle, Xipe, xiphi-
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