ALL meanings of chinese turkestan

Chi·nese Tur·ke·stan
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  • noun chinese turkestan the E part of the central Asian region of Turkestan: corresponds generally to the present-day Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China 3
  • noun chinese turkestan the part of Turkestan under Chinese control, now constituting the section of Xinjiang region, China, south of the Tian Shan mountains 3
  • noun chinese turkestan a vast region in W and central Asia, E of the Caspian Sea: includes territory in the S central part of Xinjiang province in China (Eastern Turkestan or Chinese Turkestan) a strip of N Afghanistan, and the area (Russian Turkestan) comprising the republics of Kazakhstan, Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan), Tadzhikistan (Tajikistan), Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. 1
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