from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northern China west-northwest of Beijing. An industrial city, it is also the capital of Nei Monggol (Inner Mongolia) autonomous region. Population: 817,000.
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- n. A city in North-Central China, capital of Inner Mongolia (Nei Mongol)
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- n. a northern industrial city of China to the northwest of Beijing
Anglicization of Mongolian хөх хот "blue city". (Wiktionary)