geographical name 1. region E Asia E of Altai Mountains; includes Gobi Desert 2. (or Outer Mongolia) country E Asia comprising major portion of Mongolia region; a republic capital Ulaanbaatar area 604,247 square miles (1,565,000 square kilometers), population 2,182,000 3. Inner Mongolia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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