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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A province of northwest-central China. Both the largest and least populated of China's provinces, its northern border is the Qilian Shan. Xining is the capital. Population: 4,820,000.

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  • proper n. A province in China.

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  • 07: 49: 37 AM at epicenter Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones Location 33. 271°N, 96. 629°E Depth 10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program Region SOUTHERN QINGHAI, CHINA Distances 240 km (150 miles) NNW of Qamdo, Xizang (Tibet) 375 km (235 miles) SSE of Golmud, Qinghai, China

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  • Not content with temporal conformity, Chinese leaders in Qinghai Province have now targeted linguistic autonomy.

    Tenzin Dickyi: The Question of Linguistic Autonomy for Tibetans

  • In 665, Xuanzao, a Chinese pilgrim, embarked on the same route but was unable to return because it was blocked by local tribes in Qinghai.

    Between Winds and Clouds: The Making of Yunnan (Second Century BCE to Twentieth Century CE)

  • The epicenter of the earthquakes was a sparsely populated, rural area about 50 km west of Jyeku town, the local authorities 'seat in Yushu (Tibetan: Kyegundu or Jyekundu) county, Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Qinghai, which is about 800 km south-west of Xining, the provincial capital.

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  • According to the China Earthquake Administration, Qinghai, which is named after the largest inland saltwater lake in

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  • It struck a remote rural area called Qinghai province.

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  • Prefecture in Qinghai, which is about 800 km south-west of Xining, the provincial capital.

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  • The protest marches, which began earlier this week in the town of Tongren, have spread to nearby areas in the western province of Qinghai, which is home to numerous minority ethnic groups, including Tibetans and Mongolians, who retain their own languages.

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  • Tongren and soon spread to other communities in the western province of Qinghai, which is home to numerous minority ethnic groups, including Tibetans and Mongolians, who retain their own languages.

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  • No arrests or violence were reported following the student protests that began in the town of Tongren and soon spread to other communities in the western province of Qinghai, which is home to numerous minority ethnic groups, including Tibetans and Mongolians, who retain their own languages.

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