Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of northern China west-northwest of Beijing. It is the capital of Inner Mongolia autonomous region.

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  • noun A city in North-Central China, capital of Inner Mongolia (Nei Mongol)

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  • noun a northern industrial city of China to the northwest of Beijing

Etymologies

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Anglicization of Mongolian хөх хот "blue city".

Examples

  • Two life-sized models of the dinosaurs were put on public display for the first time today in Hohhot, which is the capital of China's Inner Mongolia region.

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  • The alert was triggered by bright lights in the sky that moved erratically, but reports claim that air traffic controllers at the Hohhot Air Traffic Management Bureau spotted the object on their radar.

    New China UFO Sighting Closes Airport (VIDEO)

  • They said unrest in other parts of Inner Mongolia was a hot topic among the Mongol university students, but said it seemed unlikely that the protests would spread to Hohhot, where the police and military presence was more substantial than in the countryside.

    China Makes Effort to Cool Unrest in Inner Mongolia

  • Associated Press/Kyodo News Chinese paramilitary police jog in formation in Hohhot, in the province of Inner Mongolia, on Monday.

    China Makes Effort to Cool Unrest in Inner Mongolia

  • Hohhot is the capital city of the Inner Mongolia region of northern China, and the home of Anda Union, a 10-piece band who have set out to preserve Mongolian culture with its stirring musical styles that should prove remarkably accessible to western audiences.

    Anda Union: The Wind Horse – review

  • The alert was triggered by bright lights in the sky that moved erratically, but reports claim that air traffic controllers at the Hohhot Air Traffic Management Bureau spotted the object on their radar.

    New China UFO Sighting Closes Airport (VIDEO)

  • The alert was triggered by bright lights in the sky that moved erratically, but reports claim that air traffic controllers at the Hohhot Air Traffic Management Bureau spotted the object on their radar.

    New China UFO Sighting Closes Airport (VIDEO)

  • Despite a huge police presence, protests continue in China's Inner Mongolia's provincial capital of Hohhot as ethnic Mongolians vent their anger with Party cadres over environmental problems and other issues.

    Red Ghost Over China

  • The alert was triggered by bright lights in the sky that moved erratically, but reports claim that air traffic controllers at the Hohhot Air Traffic Management Bureau spotted the object on their radar.

    New China UFO Sighting Closes Airport (VIDEO)

  • There were no reports of further protests in the region Tuesday as hundreds of riot police continued to block traffic into the central square of Hohhot, the regional capital where some activists had called for further demonstrations.

    China Says Foreigners Fuel Unrest in Mongolia

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