Definition of Urumqi in US English:

Urumqi

(also Urumchi)

proper noun

  • The capital of Xinjiang autonomous region in northwestern China; population 1,504,300 (est. 2006).

    Former name (until 1954) Tihwa

Pronunciation

Urumqi

/ˈo͝oˈro͝omˈCHē/