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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The title of the representatives of China in Mongolia and Turkistan.

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  • noun now historical A Chinese official under the Qing Dynasty, especially the ranking official or provincial governor in a semi-independent territory under Chinese rule.

Etymologies

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From Manchu ᠠᠮᠪᠠᠨ.

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