Chinese Turkestan
geographical name region W China in W & central Xinjiang Uygur

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Chinese Turkestan — the part of Turkestan under Chinese control, now constituting the section of Xinjiang region, China, south of the Tian Shan mountains: also called Eastern Turkestan * * * …   Universalium

  • Chinese Turkestan — the part of Turkestan under Chinese control, now constituting the section of Xinjiang region, China, south of the Tian Shan mountains: also called Eastern Turkestan …   English World dictionary

  • Chinese Turkestan. — See under Turkestan. * * * …   Universalium

  • Chinese Turkestan — Chi′nese Turk′estan n. geg See under Turkestan …   From formal English to slang

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  • Turkestan — • Details of Chinese Turkestan and Russian Turkestan Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Turkestan     Turkestan     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Turkestan — (literally meaning Land of the Turks ) is a region in Central Asia, which today is largely inhabited by Turkic peoples. It has been referenced in many Turkic and Persian sagas and is an integral part of Turan (though Turan dwarfs Turkestan in… …   Wikipedia

  • Turkestan — [tʉr′ki stan΄, tʉr′kistän΄] region in central Asia, extending from the Caspian Sea to the Gobi Desert, inhabited by Turkic speaking peoples: divided into RUSSIAN TURKESTAN & CHINESE TURKESTAN …   English World dictionary

  • Turkestan — Turkestanian, adj., n. /terr keuh stan , stahn /, n. a vast region in W and central Asia, E of the Caspian Sea: includes territory in the S central part of Xinjiang province in China (Eastern Turkestan or Chinese Turkestan), a strip of N… …   Universalium

  • Turkestan — /tɜkəˈstan/ (say terkuh stahn), / ˈstæn/ (say stan) noun a vast region in western and central Asia, east of the Caspian Sea, including part of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China (formerly Eastern Turkestan or Chinese Turkestan),… …   Australian English dictionary

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