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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Xinjiang, Sinkiang, 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


  1. Xinjiang(ProperNoun)

    an autonomous region (Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region) of the People's Republic of China.

  2. Origin: From Chinese 新 (xīn) - new, 疆 (jiāng) - territory, border, frontier "new territory", "new frontier".


  1. Xinjiang

    Xinjiang, officially Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, is an autonomous region of the People's Republic of China in the northwest of the country. It is the largest Chinese administrative division and spans over 1.6 million km². Xinjiang borders Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. It has abundant oil reserves and is China's largest natural gas-producing region. It is home to a number of ethnic groups including the Uyghur, Han, Kazakh, Tajiks, Hui, Kyrgyz, and Mongol, with a majority of the population adhering to Islam. More than a dozen autonomous prefectures and counties for minorities are in Xinjiang. Older English-language reference works often refer to the area as Chinese Turkestan. Xinjiang is divided into the Dzungarian Basin in the north and the Tarim Basin in the south by a mountain range. Only about 4.3% of Xinjiang's land area is fit for human habitation. With a documented history of at least 2,500 years, a succession of peoples and empires has vied for control over all or parts of this territory. Before the 21st century, all or part of the region has been ruled, controlled, influenced by the Tocharians, Yuezhi, Xiongnu Empire, Kushan Empire, Han Empire, Former Liang, Former Qin, Later Liang, Western Liáng, Xianbei state, Rouran Khaganate, Tang Dynasty, Uyghur Khaganate, Kara-Khitan Khanate, Mongol Empire, Yuan Dynasty, Northern Yuan, Dzungar Khanate, Qing Dynasty, the Republic of China and, since 1950, the People's Republic of China.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of xinjiang in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of xinjiang in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lin Boqiang:

    Xinjiang is potentially a major energy province, and as the chairman of the region he certainly is the most experienced in its energy business.

  2. Zhang Chunxian:

    Xinjiang's anti-terrorism fight has entered a phase that is more complicated and more intense than in the past, we must take the initiative to brandish the sword, take the offensive and comprehensively attack.

  3. Zhou Qiang:

    (We must) increase the level of guidance for trials, and guide Xinjiang courts to harshly and quickly hear terror crime cases like those which threaten national security, damage ethnic unity and affect social stability.

  4. Barnett Rubin:

    Pakistan's attitude to militant groups fighting in Afghanistan has evolved ... China has played a role in Pakistan's evolution because China is very concerned about militants from Xinjiang province receiving training in Pakistan.

  5. Zhang Chunxian:

    There are Uighurs that have fled overseas and joined the Islamic State, the organization has a huge international influence and Xinjiang can't keep aloof from it and we have already been affected. We have also found that some who fought returned to Xinjiang to participate in terrorist plots.

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