Sinkiang Uighur
geographical name — see Xinjiang Uygur

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sinkiang Uighur — Chin. /shin jyahng wee geuhrdd/. See Xinjiang Uygur. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sinkiang Uighur — VER Xinjiang …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Sinkiang Uighur — Sin•kiang Ui•ghur Chin. [[t]ˈʃɪnˈdʒyɑŋ ˈwi gər[/t]] n. pin geg Xinjiang Uygur …   From formal English to slang

  • Sinkiang Uighur — Chin. /shin jyahng wee geuhrdd/. See Xinjiang Uygur …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sinkiang Uighur AR — /ˈsɪnkiʌng ˈwiguə/ (say sinkeeung weegoohuh) noun the former name of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region …   Australian English dictionary

  • Uighur — or Uigur [wē′goor] n. 〚Uighur name < ?〛 1. a member of a Turkic people, living mainly in W China and Uzbekistan, that ruled in Mongolia and Turkestan in the Middle Ages 2. the Turkic language of this people adj. of the Uighurs or their language… …   Universalium

  • Sinkiang, Uygur Autonomous Region of — ▪ autonomous region, China Introduction Uygur also spelled  Uighur,  Chinese (Wade Giles)  Hsin chiang Wei wu erh Tzu chih ch ü,  (Pinyin)  Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu,         autonomous region occupying the northwestern corner of China. It is… …   Universalium

  • Uighur — noun 1. a member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas • Syn: ↑Uigur, ↑Uygur • Hypernyms: ↑Turki • Member Holonyms: ↑Xinjiang, ↑Sinkiang, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sinkiang — 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, ↑Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 • Members of this Region:… …   Useful english dictionary

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