Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region

Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region
noun
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
Syn: ↑Xinjiang, ↑Sinkiang
Instance Hypernyms: ↑state, ↑province
Part Holonyms:
Member Meronyms: ↑Uighur, ↑Uigur, ↑Uygur

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