Definition of Taklimakan Desert in English:

Taklimakan Desert

(also Takla Makan)

proper noun

  • A desert in the Xinjiang autonomous region of NW China, lying between the Kunlun Shan and Tien Shan mountains and forming the greater part of the Tarim Basin.

Pronunciation:

Taklimakan Desert

/ˌtakləməˈkɑːn/