noun Pinyin.

a city in and the capital of Ningxia Hui region, in N China.

Also Wade-Giles, Yin·ch'uan; Older Spelling, Yin·chwan.

Ningxia Hui


noun Pinyin.

an administrative division in N China. 25,640 sq. mi. (66,400 sq. km). Capital: Yinchuan.
Also Wade-Giles, Ning·hsia Hui; Older Spelling, Ning·sia Hui.
Official name Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
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British Dictionary definitions for yinchuan


Yin-ch'uan or Yinchwan


a city in N central China, capital of Ningxia, on the Yellow River. Pop: 642 000 (2005 est)
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