Definitions for kashgar

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Wiktionary

  1. Kashgar(ProperNoun)

    A city in Xinjiang, China.

  2. Origin: From قەشقەر

Freebase

  1. Kashgar

    Kashgar or Kashi is an oasis county-level city with approximately 350,000 residents and is the westernmost Chinese city, located near the border with Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. It is the administrative centre of Kashgar Prefecture of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region which has an area of 162,000 square kilometres and a population of approximately 3.5 million. The city's urban area covers 15 km², though its administrative area extends for 555 km².

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Kashgar

    political capital and second largest city of Chinese Turkestan, on the Kizil River; has cotton, silk, carpet, and saddlery industries, and trades with Russia; it is the centre of Mohammedanism in Eastern Turkestan, a pilgrim city; has been in Chinese hands since 1758, but is chiefly under Russian influence.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Zeng Cun:

    Kashgar is Xinjiang's frontline against terrorism.

  2. Zeng Cun:

    But in some places in Kashgar from last year there are face veils and head coverings. This is equivalent to retreating back over the modern, secular strides we have taken. This is a cultural reverse.

  3. Zeng Cun:

    We have to take strides forward as a secular, modern country, but in some places in Kashgar from last year there are face veils and head coverings. This is equivalent to retreating back over the modern, secular strides we have taken. This is a cultural reverse.


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