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

  • An autonomous region of northeast China. Originally the southern section of Mongolia, it was annexed by the Manchus in 1635, later becoming an integral part of China in 1911. Hohhot is the capital. Population: 23,300,000.

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  • n. an autonomous region of northeastern China that was annexed by the Manchu rulers in 1635 and became an integral part of China in 1911


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