Ninghsia, Ningsia
geographical name — see Yinchuan

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ningxia — /ning shyah /, n. Pinyin. a former province in NW China, now part of Inner Mongolia. Also, Wade Giles, Ninghsia; Older Spelling, Ningsia. * * * or Ningsia in full Hui Autonomous Region of Ningxia Autonomous region (pop., 2000 est.: 5,620,000),… …   Universalium

  • Yinchuan — or formerly Ningsia or Ninghsia geographical name city N China capital of Ningxia Huizu on the Huang population 356,652 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ningxia Hui — /hwee/, Pinyin. an administrative division in N China. 2,000,000; 25,640 sq. mi. (66,400 sq. km). Cap.: Yinchuan. Also, Wade Giles, Ninghsia Hui; Older Spelling, Ningsia Hui. Official name, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region — /nɪŋʃia ˈhueɪ/ (say ningsheeah hoohay) noun an administrative division in north western China. 66 400 km2. Capital: Yinchuan. Formerly, Ningsia Hui AR, Ninghsia Hui AR …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ningxia — /ning shyah /, n. Pinyin. a former province in NW China, now part of Inner Mongolia. Also, Wade Giles, Ninghsia; Older Spelling, Ningsia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ningxia Hui — /hwee/, Pinyin. an administrative division in N China. 2,000,000; 25,640 sq. mi. (66,400 sq. km). Cap.: Yinchuan. Also, Wade Giles, Ninghsia Hui; Older Spelling, Ningsia Hui. Official name, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region …   Useful english dictionary

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