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  • proper noun The abbreviation for Xizang (Tibet) Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China.

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

  • noun an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas

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Examples

  • If successful, the IPO would be the world's biggest so far this year, according to Dealogic, surpassing the $127 million offering by Chinese health-care company Xizang Haisco Pharmaceutical Group Co Ltd. in Shenzhen.

    Sunshine Oilsands Cleared for Hong Kong IPO

  • Yamagata, Hatsuo, ed. Xizang Tonglan (A comprehensive view of Tibet).

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

  • XAYKAOTHAO: Eighty-year-old Thai Helli (ph) was born in Xizang, South Korea, then joined U.S. forces as an intelligence officer during the war.

    Korean War Vets Return To The Scene Of Battle

  • Xizang Tonglan (A comprehensive view of Tibet) (Taibei: Huawenshuju, 1969); for the early medieval ages, see Beckwith 1987 and Zhang Yun, Silu Wenhua: Tubo Juan (The Silk Road cultures: Tibet) (Hangzhou: Zhejiang Renmin Chubanshe, 1995); for the route between Chang'an, Tibet, and Nepal, see Lu Yaoguang 1989. back

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

  • The $4 billion Qinghai-Xizang railway -- a remarkable system that transports passengers to an altitude 16,000 feet so high that ballpoint pens can explode en route from the air-pressure change -- traverses 1,200 miles of rugged terrain to connect the rest of China to the remote Tibetan plateau.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • The $4 billion Qinghai-Xizang railway -- a remarkable system that transports passengers to an altitude (16,000 feet) so high that ballpoint pens can explode en route from the air-pressure change -- traverses 1,200 miles of rugged terrain to connect the rest of China to the remote Tibetan plateau.

    China Eats Crow

  • This ecoregion covers the western part of Qinghai-Xizang Plateau, an intermontane basin surrounded by the Kunlun and Gandise mountains.

    Central Tibetan Plateau alpine steppe

  • Some of these species occur at very high altitudes; for example, the Xizang alpine toad (Scutiger boulengeri) is found to elevations of more than 5,000 meters above sea level.

    Biological diversity in the mountains of Southwest China

  • Temperatures range from frost-free throughout the year in parts of Yunnan and short, frost-free periods at the northern boundary of the region, to permanent glaciers on the high mountain peaks of Sichuan, Yunnan, and Xizang.

    Biological diversity in the mountains of Southwest China

  • Update, Apr 15, 2007: This post originally included a picture from the final slide of a presentation by Shao et al here entitled “A Dendroclimatic Study of Qilian Juniper in the northeast Qinghai-Xizang Tibet Plateau”, which shows a photograph of a tree in a desert.

    A Project for the Dendro Truth Squad « Climate Audit

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