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  • proper n. an autonomous region (Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region) of the People's Republic of China located in the western part of of the nation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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 (xīn) - new, (jiāng) - territory, border, frontier "new territory", "new frontier". (Wiktionary)



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