Definition of Xinjiang in English:

Xinjiang

(also Sinkiang)

proper noun

  • An autonomous region in north-western China, on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; population 20,950,000 (est. 2007); capital, Urumqi. A remote mountainous region, it includes the Tien Shan and Kunlun Shan mountains, the Taklimakan Desert, and the arid Tarim Basin.

Pronunciation

Xinjiang

/ʃɪnˈdʒjaŋ/