Definition of Taklimakan Desert in US English:

Taklimakan Desert

(also Takla Makan)

proper noun

  • A desert in the Xinjiang autonomous region of northwestern China that lies between the Kunlun Shan and Tien Shan mountains and forms the greater part of the Tarim Basin.

Pronunciation

Taklimakan Desert

/ˌtäkləməˌkän ˈdezərt/