- n. an autonomous region (Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region) of the People's Republic of China located in the western part of of the nation.
- n. an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the People's Republic of China and the homeland of the Uighur people
- From Chinese 新 (xīn) - new, 疆 (jiāng) - territory, border, frontier "new territory", "new frontier". (Wiktionary)
“Had the August 1991 putsch against Mikhail Gorbachev not failed, the riots and death recently seen in Xinjiang could have been taking place in Had the August 1991 putsch against Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev not failed, the riots and death recently seen in Xinjiang could have been taking place in Chinese version of George Orwell's "Two Minutes Hate.”
“The harm by the riot to both Uygurs and Han Chinese in Xinjiang is destined to be far-reaching.”
“Come on, Hu Ping, don't forget that Han were in Xinjiang before the Uighur were.”
“For example, six years ago I was in Xinjiang on a business trip.”
“Yesterday, the authorities in Xinjiang claimed that the three journalists were under the suspicion of inciting public disorder by making hand gestures.”
“Five cornerstone investors, including International Finance Corp; and PICC Property & Casualty Co, have pledged to take up $190 million worth of shares in Xinjiang Goldwind's IPO, another person familiar with the deal said earlier.”
“Currently, wind power only accounts two percent of our total energy capacity (in Xinjiang).”
“So he first went to Outer Mongolia, then to the Altai Mountains in Xinjiang to find a teacher.”
“Uighur crisis in Xinjiang: updates, link roundup, images.”
“I arrived in Xinjiang on August 31 and left September 4, with most of my time spent in Ürümqi and Shixenze.”
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